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Language and Politics$
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John Joseph

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780748624522

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.001.0001

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Overview: How politics permeates language (and vice versa)

Overview: How politics permeates language (and vice versa)

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(p.1) Chapter 1 Overview: How politics permeates language (and vice versa)
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Language and Politics
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John E. Joseph

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Edinburgh University Press
DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624522.003.0001

This chapter introduces real examples of the problems and tensions that make language and politics a central concern of applied linguistics. It discusses the politics of different ways of speaking; the politics of talking to others; the politics of what ‘the language’ is; the politics of which language to speak; the politics of policing the language; language, thought, and politicians; and language and choice.

Keywords:   language, politics, applied linguistics, speaking, thought, politicians, choice

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