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Type: Thesis
Title: Language use and language attitudes in a rural South Australian community / presented by Tania H. Sapinski
Author: Sapinski, Tania Helen
Issue Date: 1998
School/Discipline: Dept. of European Studies
Abstract: Argues the importance of considering non-linguistic factors in understanding the community situation, the most important of these non-linguistic factors being the role of peoples attitudes. Outlines the situation in the target community. Discusses language attitude research and compares attitudes to language varieties around the world. Illustrates Australian Governmental attitudes through their past and present policies in dealing with Indigenous Australians.
Dissertation Note: Thesis (M.A.) -- University of Adelaide, Dept. of European Studies, 1999?
Keywords: Aboriginal Australians -- Government policy; Aboriginal Australians -- Public opinion; Aboriginal Australians -- South Australia -- Riverland -- Languages; Australian languages; Sociolinguistics -- South Australia -- Riverland
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