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Linguistic Landscape and Ethnolinguistic Vitality
Linguistic landscape refers to the visibility and salience of languages on public and commercial signs in agiven territory or region. It is proposed that the linguistic landscape may serve important
Towards an Interactive Acculturation Model: A Social Psychological Approach
The first part of this paper proposes a continuum of ideological premises that seeks to account for the broad range of immigrant integration policies adopted by Western democratic states. In the
Notes on the Construction of a 'Subjective Vitality Questionnaire' for Ethnolinguistic Groups.
Group ‘vitality’ was recently proposed as a framework for objectively categorizing ethnolinguistic groups in terms of their ability to behave as distinctive collective entities in intergroup settings
Power and status differentials in minority and majority group relations
Using a variant of the minimal group paradigm (Tajfel and Turner, 1986), this study tested the effects of power, status and group numbers on intergroup behaviours and perceptions. Subjects (N = 160)
The genesis of vitality theory: historical patterns and discoursal dimensions
Les As. retracent l'origine et le developpement du concept de vitalite ethnolinguistique, ainsi que des instruments qui permettent de le mesurer. Ils presentent ensuite un essai de modele transactif,
Towards a Theory of Interpersonal Accommodation through Language: Some Canadian Data.
The study was designed to investigate the process of speech accommodation between bilinguals from two ethnolinguistic groups. It was hypothesized that the greater the amount of effort in
Social power
In the present article, we discuss and compare recent theoretical and empirical contributions to the growing body of research on social power. In the last decade, five different theories on power
Majority Acculturation Orientations Toward “Valued” and “Devalued” Immigrants
The Interactive Acculturation Model was recently proposed to better account for relations between immigrant and dominant host majority members depending on their respective acculturation
Evaluative perceptions of patronizing speech addressed to elders.
Adult volunteers read scripts of a conversation between a nurse caregiver, using either patronizing speech or a more neutral variant, and a 76-year-old nursing home resident, depicted either as alert or forgetful, to hypothesized to convey less respect.
Social categorization and power differentials in group relations
This study investigated the independent effects of power differentials on intergroup behaviour. Using a variant of Tajfel's minimal group paradigm (Tajfel and Turner, 1979), subjects were arbitrarily