Chapter 14. Language and Politics

  1. Alan Davies and
  2. Catherine Elder
  1. John E. Joseph

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch14

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

The Handbook of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Joseph, J. E. (2004) Language and Politics, in The Handbook of Applied Linguistics (eds A. Davies and C. Elder), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757000.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631228998

Online ISBN: 9780470757000

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Keywords:

  • persuasion;
  • aristotle;
  • speakers;
  • prestige;
  • structuralist

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Beginnings: The Politics of Linguistic Correctness and Persuasion

  • The Structuralist vs. Marxist Divide

  • Politics in Discourse: Approaches in the Marxist Line

  • Politics in Grammar and Discourse: Approaches in the Structuralist Line

  • The Politics of Language Choice