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Zografos, Christos – Journal of Rural Studies, 2007
Social enterprises are businesses with primarily social objectives that reinvest their surplus in the community rather than seeking to maximise profit for shareholders. However, there is a debate regarding the drivers and the role of the social enterprise, the outcome of which is expected to have serious implications for the future of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Community Programs, Debate
Braga, Giorgio – Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 1980
Discusses the fundamental aspects of verbal communication and analyzes its functions in terms of social needs. Takes an historical perspective to distinguish different levels of social development characterized by different communication requirements and stages of language evolution. From these premises, it argues for a sociocultural approach to…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Second Language Instruction, Social Change, Social History
Neale-Silva, Eduardo – Revista Iberoamer, 1970
Descriptors: Allegory, Hispanic American Literature, Impressionistic Criticism, Lyric Poetry
Tessarolo, Marisella – Rassegna Italiana di Linguistica Applicata, 1989
Discusses Braga's contribution to the study of the sociology of language. Braga developed a dynamic interdisciplinary model of verbal communication based on theories of sociology and linguistics and stressed the importance of language in the acculturation of an individual and in the determination of that individual's status in society. (CFM)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Bilingualism, Communication (Thought Transfer), Language Acquisition