In schools, the result was an imposition of English language and Anglo culture on minorities, which goes back to the deculturation of American Indians through the system of English-only boarding schools. Traditionally, the discourse on language policy in the U.S.has been framed as an either-or choice between English and other languages. The widest range of conditions can affect language policy. Language planning initiatives arise in response to sociopolitical needs and attempt to meet those needs by reducing linguistic diversity. As Ferguson (1977: 9) put it, “All language planning activities take place in particular sociolinguistic settings, and the nature and scope of the planning can only be fully understood in relation to the settings.” “Sociolinguistic setting” should be The field of language planning and policy (LPP) is concerned with the policies both explicit and implicit that influence what languages are spoken when, how, and by whom, as well as the values and rights associated with those languages. The LPP strand also addresses the role of agency (e.g., governmental, non-governmental, community, and individual) in determining or influencing language policies and practices, as well as the role of the ideologies, attitudes, and beliefs that shape them. This Handbook offers a state-of-the-art account of research in language policy and planning (LPP). Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers. Fishman, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2001. The terminology that is vital or the background knowledge that is required for LPP studies can only be derived from sociolinguistics. The Handbook examines the ways in which scholarship in language policy and planning (LPP) has understood the changing relationship between LPP and political-economic conditions, and how this changing relationship has shaped knowledge production in the field. Several stages occur in the language planning process. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. ISBN-10: 0415727669. Why is ISBN important? J.A. Language planning is a body of ideas, laws and regulations (language policy), change rules, beliefs, and practices intended to achieve a planned change in the language use in one or more communities. Language planning and policy (LPP) research falls into the field of sociolinguistics which is a branch of applied linguistics. Language Planning and Policy 1. Language planning involves deliberate future oriented change in systems of language code and or speaking in a societal context (Kaplan 1997). Examples and Observations "Language planning and policy arise out of sociopolitical situations where, for example, speakers of various languages compete for resources or where a particular linguistic minority is denied access to basic rights. ISBN. Traditionally, language planning focuses on corpus, status, and acquisition planning. Language Policy and Planning (Critical Concepts in Linguistics) 1st Edition by Thomas Ricento (Editor) ISBN-13: 978-0415727662. Taken together, this volume advances our understanding of agency in language policy and planning and directions for future research, making this key reading for students and scholars in language and education, critical sociolinguistics, and applied linguistics. 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