The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book Reem Bassiouney For the layperson, there is only one language called ‘Arabic’. For the. This introduction to major topics in the field of Arabic sociolinguistics Reem Bassiouney is an assistant professor of Arabic linguistics at Georgetown University. The first introduction to the field of Arabic sociolinguistics, this book discusses major trends in research on diglossia, code-switching, Reem Bassiouney.
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Chapter three considers variation and change in Arabic in relation to three major theories: The Arabic Language Today. Chapter one presents briefly the linguistic situation in the Arab world, introducing diglossia and dialect groups.
Up-to-date and comprehensive, it is useful not only to students and researchers of Arabic, but also to all those who are interested in bassiouuney in general.
Chapter five deals with language policies and language education policies in the Arab world. Language policy and politics 5.
sociolimguistics Variation and change in Arabic aragic vernacular. A collection of articles presented to Manfred Woidich on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday pp. In part in response to these challenges, calls are occasionally heard in the Arab world to replace the use of standard Arabic in public domains with local dialects or even a foreign language, such as English or French.
Arabic Sociolinguistics Topics in Diglossia, Gender, Identity, and Politics Reem Bassiouney This introduction to major topics in the field of Arabic sociolinguistics examines key issues in diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language variation and change, and language policies.
She is the author of The Functions of Code-Switching in Egypt as well as numerous scholarly articles and three novels. Skip to main content.
Structures, Functions, and Varieties. Language variation and change 3.
Linguistic landscape and ethnolinguistic vitality: Account Options Sign in. Help Center Find new research papers in: Arabic Sociolinguistics Reem Bassiouney Limited preview – Process of adaptation to Arabic.
Reem Bassiouney explores how current sociolinguistic theories can be applied to Arabic and, conversely, what nassiouney study of Arabic can contribute to our understanding of the function of language in society. Chapter four focuses on sociolinguisitcs and gender in the context of major theories in the field. Log In Sign Up. This introduction to major topics in the field of Arabic sociolinguistics examines key issues in diglossia, code-switching, gendered discourse, language variation and change, and language policies.
Reem Bassiouney is an assistant professor of Arabic linguistics at Georgetown University. While is true that such a book cannot cover all topics in Arabic sociolinguistics, my impression nonetheless is that some have received disproportionate coverage. The book is written in a pleasingly informal style, and bassiouneu full of acute and often personal observations on the subtle ways in which language and society interact in the Arabic-speaking world.
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Remember me on this computer. While there exist a number of socoilinguistics and graduate textbooks on the sociolinguistics of English, the current book focusing specifically on Arabic is to the best of my knowledge the first of its kind.
Amara ideological reasons, both religious and nationalistic. Click here to sign up. Conspicuous in its absence too is the above-mentioned expanding field of linguistic landscape, which offers a fresh look aranic language as a social phenomenon in the modern world.
As such, the study of variation in Arabic has traditionally not been encouraged. It introduces and evaluates various theoretical approaches and models, and it illustrates the usefulness His current research focuses on language education policies, bilingualism, and Arabic in Israel.
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