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ERIC Number: EJ453017
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0272-2690
Language Description, Language Prescription, and Language Planning.
Bruthiaux, Paul
Language Problems and Language Planning, v16 n3 p221-34 Fall 1992
A paradox is discussed that underlies the aims of linguists who attempt to influence, deliberately and systematically, the linguistic behavior of a community, while trying to avoid charges of prescriptivism. A balance between promoting feasible economic units and preserving linguistic diversity is advocated. (57 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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