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Language Planning and National Development : The Uzbeck Experience :  The Uzbeck Experience - William Fierman

Language Planning and National Development : The Uzbeck Experience

The Uzbeck Experience

Hardcover Published: 1991
ISBN: 9783110124545
Number Of Pages: 371
For Ages: 22+ years old

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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE brings to students, researchers and practitioners in all of the social and language-related sciences carefully selected book-length publications dealing with sociolinguistic theory, methods, findings and applications. It approaches the study of language in society in its broadest sense, as a truly international and interdisciplinary field in which various approaches, theoretical and empirical, supplement and complement each other. The series invites the attention of linguists, language teachers of all interests, sociologists, political scientists, anthropologists, historians etc. to the development of the sociology of language. "

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Language planning and developmentp. 1
Introductionp. 1
Political developmentp. 5
Language planning and political developmentp. 11
The setting for Uzbek language planningp. 37
Historical overviewp. 37
Language and political development problems in Uzbekistanp. 49
Internally generated change: Reforming the Arabic alphabetp. 57
Introductionp. 57
The debatesp. 61
Language independence and latinizationp. 69
Creation of an independent Uzbek languagep. 69
Latinization in Uzbekistanp. 81
What form for latinized Uzbek?p. 84
The introduction of Latin lettersp. 97
Introductionp. 97
Four stages of latinizationp. 98
Shortages and bottlenecksp. 110
Supporting institutionsp. 116
Success?p. 118
The "internationalization" of writingp. 125
Introductionp. 125
"International" wordsp. 126
Shift to progressive dialectsp. 129
Latin alphabet: Revolutionary alphabet?p. 133
A new alphabetp. 135
Implementationp. 141
The lexical revolutionp. 149
Introductionp. 149
Pluralism in vocabulary developmentp. 151
Debates on sources of vocabularyp. 153
"Internationalization" of Uzbek vocabularyp. 157
Nativizationp. 165
Introductionp. 165
Early language status policy in Turkestanp. 166
Korenizatsiia in the Turkestan Republicp. 169
Language and educational policy in the Turkestan Republicp. 172
Early efforts in the Uzbek Republicp. 173
Changing gearsp. 174
Implementation?p. 176
Financial and organizational problems and "solutions"p. 179
The key problem: Attitudesp. 180
Continued resistancep. 183
Conflicting prioritiesp. 185
Benign neglectp. 193
Introductionp. 193
The ebb of nativizationp. 193
The international languagep. 200
Teaching the international languagep. 203
One step back: Uzbek for administrative workersp. 208
Planners and planning organizations
External forcesp. 211
Introductionp. 211
Tatarsp. 212
The Baku plannersp. 213
Struggle between Baku and Moscowp. 218
The rise of Marrism and consolidation of language planning in Moscowp. 221
Local planners and planning organizationsp. 229
Introductionp. 229
The first generation of reformersp. 229
The Chaghatay gurungi membersp. 232
Polivanovp. 239
Official organizationsp. 241
The disappearance of the independent intelligentsia and the rapid rise of proletarian successorsp. 242
The great russophilep. 249
Moscow's representativep. 251
Conclusionp. 255
Problems of political development in Uzbekistan since 1941p. 255
Uzbek language change since 1941p. 260
Language planning in Uzbekistan in comparative perspectivep. 266
The challenges aheadp. 277
Appendixp. 281
Notesp. 283
Glossaryp. 309
Referencesp. 313
Indexp. 347
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ISBN: 9783110124545
ISBN-10: 3110124548
Series: Contributions to the Sociology of Language [Csl]
Audience: General
For Ages: 22+ years old
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 371
Published: 1991
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.7