Orthography as social action : scripts, spelling, identity and power /
|Imprint:||Berlin ; Boston : De Gruyter Mouton, 2012.|
|Description:||vi, 396 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.|
|Series:||Language and social processes ; 3|
Language and social processes (Mouton de Gruyter) ; 3.
|Subject:||Language and languages -- Orthography and spelling.|
Language and languages -- Orthography and spelling.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8914143|
Table of Contents:
- Chapter 1. Orthography as social action: Scripts, spelling, identity and power
- Chapter 2. Orthography, publics and legitimation crisis: The 1996 reform of German
- Chapter 3. Orthography and Orthodoxy in post-Soviet Russia
- Chapter 4. Reclamation, revalorization and re-Tatarization via changing Tatar orthographies
- Chapter 5. Hindi is perfect, Urdu is messy: the discourse of delegitimation of Urdu in India
- Chapter 6. Spelling and identity in the Southern Netherlands (1750-1830)
- Chapter 7. Orthography as literacy: how Manx was "reduced to writing"
- Chapter 8. Orthography as practice: a Pennsylvania German case study
- Chapter 9. Transcription in practice: nonstandard orthography
- Chapter 10. Orthography and calligraphic ideology in an Iranian American heritage school
- Chapter 11. Floating ideologies: Metamorphoses of graphic "Germanness"
- Chapter 12. Whos punctuating what? Sociolinguistic variation in instant messaging
- Chapter 13. How to spell the vernacular: a multivariate study of Jamaican e-mails and blogs
- Chapter 14. "Greeklish": Transliteration practice and discourse in the context of computer-mediated digraphia
- Subject index