Languages in conflict

the Canadian experience
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Languages in conflict [Joy, Richard J] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Languages in conflictCited by:   The Routledge Handbook of Language in Conflict presents a range of linguistic approaches as a means for examining the nature of communication related to conflict.

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Divided into four sections, the Handbook critically examines text, interaction, languages and applications of linguistics in situations of by: 2. Languages in Conflict: The Canadian Experience Paperback – January 1, by Richard Joy (Author)Cited by: Language and Culture in Conflict book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.5/5. About the authors Emphasising the significance of foreign languages at the centre of war and conflict, this book argues that 'foreignness' and foreign languages are key to our understanding of what happens in war.

Language and Conflict Resolution of saying that language and culture are inseparable; language reflects culture and culture is reproduced by language. Across languages and societies, seemingly functionally equivalent words may depict variant versions of reality.

This overview describes the characteristics of language conflict and looks at the areas of emphasis in the literature, including multilingualism and linguistic identity, glottophagia and minority/majority relations, the danger of reliance on language censuses, conflict resolution/avoidance, and the importance of ecolinguistics in conflict description and for research in the area of linguistic conflict.

This book provides a comprehensive guide to the interdisciplinary area concerned with the role of languages in situations of conflict.

It examines conceptual approaches, institutions and actors that mediate language encounters and case studies from colonial times to the Middle East and Africa today.

This book analyses the components of a balanced legal and policy framework on language use, with a view to preventing conflict. In addition to reviewing the work of the OSCE HCNM in this area, it also draws upon the expertise of other international organisations and leading academics working in this field.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Joy, Richard J., Languages in conflict. [Montreal] Author, P.O. BoxStation D. [©] (OCoLC) LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN CONFLICT Download Language And Culture In Conflict ebook PDF or Read Online books in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to Language And Culture In Conflict book pdf for free now. The contributors provide vibrant evidence to challenge the monolingual assumptions that have affected traditional views of war and conflict.

They show that languages are woven into every aspect of the making of war and peace, and demonstrate how language shapes public policy and military strategy, setting frameworks and expectations.

The paper therefore explores the challenges of English language in intercultural conflict resolution, and emphasizes the need to consider the different uses of the language in national and transnational conflict resolution.

KEYWORDS: Language, Culture, Conflict Resolution, English, Lingua Franca. INTRODUCTION. Language in Conflict is dedicated to bridging the gap between the field of linguistics and the study and resolution of conflict. The Language in Conflict project is looking at the potential contribution of linguistics to conflict studies by examining the use of language in conflict.

Conflicts are a ubiquitous part of social life. This chapter explores the role of language in shaping the way conflicts unfold and resolve.

The first section examines the functions of language in conflict and how different communicative acts relate. A major aspect of the work covers the attitudes of Nigerians of differing linguistic identities and social profiles to foreign languages vis-a-vis indigenous languages. Other contributors examine the conflicts resulting from the situation of a multiplicity of languages - e.g.

Igbo as internal conflict, against English as external conflict. Languages at War: Policies and Practices of Language Contacts in Conflict. Languages in conflict and reconciliation by Brian McAteer for Shared Future News 25 January Organised by the MEITS project (Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies), and supported by Senator George J.

Mitchell Institute for Global Peace and the Modern Languages Core Disciplinary Research Group, this conference brought together two panels of. Emphasising the significance of foreign languages at the centre of war and conflict, this book argues that 'foreignness' and foreign languages are key to our understanding of what happens in war.

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Through case studies the book traces the role of languages in intelligence, military deployment, soldier/civilian meetings, occupation and peace building. Although the bulk of his book considers the political implications of the constitutional stipulation that Hindi replace English as the all-India language (projected to occur in ), the final chapter addresses some broader questions concerning language, democracy, and violent conflict.

Works Cited Anderson, Laurie Halse. Speak. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux, Print. Reflecting Realities Discussion Is it realistic that Melinda was completely shunned by the students at school for most of the school year.

Is this a realistic conflict. Person vs Society. Language in Conflict is a web platform dedicated to encouraging understanding, She is the Director of the Stylistics Research Centre and the principal investigator on the Language in Conflict project. She has published books and articles on the relationship between language and ideology as well as developing critical stylistics, a framework.

3 to 4 Learning to Resolve Conflicts by Susan A. Miller, Ed.D. While acting out roles in their fire station play, Jeremy, a 3-year-old, runs over to Phyllis and force fully grabs the fire fighter's helmet off her head.

These contacts between languages make up the domain of “contact linguistics.” This paper discusses the principal issues in current research in language contact, and then addresses various conflicts among communities that are related to the phenomena of contact linguistics.

The key concerns of the book relate to the functions of language as a marker of identity in ethnic conflict, the extent to which theoretical conceptualisations of language in ethnic conflict studies adequately reflect the full range of these functions and the extent to which language may be a causal factor in ethnic conflict.

Get this from a library. The Palgrave handbook of languages and conflict. [Michael Kelly; Hilary Footitt; Myriam Salama-Carr;] -- "This Handbook maps the contours of an exciting and burgeoning interdisciplinary field concerned with the role of language and languages in situations of conflict.

It explores conceptual approaches. Based on ongoing research in an indigenous area of Mexico, this article will analyze how language conflict between Spanish and indigenous languages and minority language shift operate on the.

The amount of research done into language in conflict could fill its own library. You probably don’t need that much detail. You probably don’t need that much detail. But, what I will give you today is 4 tips to ensure you are using language to improve your conflict resolution at work.

Book Description. In Arabic in Israel, Muhammad Amara analyses the status of Arabic following the creation of the State of Israel and documents its impact on the individual and collective identity of Israel’s Palestinian Arab interplay of language and identity in conflict situations is also examined.

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This work represents the culmination of many years of research on Arabic. don’t imagine our language as something that might wield power, fuel debate, or even cause conflict.

In truth, however, language can operate in all of these ways. The recent news stories in Box above illustrate how language plays a significant role in people’s lives. As these stories illustrate, language affects many facets of human.

Sarah Federman curated a chapter and convince the company to publish it in the book. Here's the description of the chapter:The Chapter ""Language of Conflict: Argument, Apology, Dignity" is to help you think critically about and be sensitive to the language used in ongoing conflicts as well as the language being used to seek resolution so that you can function as a responsible citizen.Through the translation and interpretation of conflict between languages, religions and worldviews, changes in ideas, language and culture, and therefore power, took place in the interstices and.Under latter conditions, conflict over issues like government’s language policy, may give rise to the outbreak of political violence.

India has a diversity of language and government’s attempts to solve language problem was created the conflicts. Language .