Pierre Orelus's Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society: Beyond PDF

By Pierre Orelus

ISBN-10: 0415824826

ISBN-13: 9780415824828

Language might be the most typical factor that surfaces in debates over institution reform, and performs an essential position in nearly every thing we're concerned. This edited quantity explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of definite languages via cultural genocide via dominant ecu colonizers and American neoconservative teams. those teams have traditionally imposed hegemonic languages, similar to English and French, on colonized humans on the fee of the local languages of the latter. The book traces this type of apartheid from the colonial period to the English-only move within the usa, and proposes alternative routes to counter linguistic apartheid that minority teams and scholars have confronted in colleges and society at large.

Contributors to this quantity supply a ancient evaluate of how many languages categorised as inferior, minority, or just savage were attacked and driven to the margins, discriminating opposed to and trying to silence the voice of these who spoke and proceed to talk those languages. extra, they display the way in which and the level to which such activities have affected the cultural existence, studying approach, identification, and the subjective and fabric stipulations of linguistically and traditionally marginalized teams, together with scholars.

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2. The subaltern would also come to the full realization that by forcibly embracing the language of the dominant class, they would automatically embrace values, beliefs, and norms embedded in that language. 3. That once these cultural elements are engrained in their linguistic repertoire and human consciousness, it then would be easier for the dominant class to manipulate and control their minds. Fanon (1967) understood the ideological and cultural significance of possessing a language when he warned us: “A man who has a language consequently possesses the world expressed and implied by that language” (p.

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