Modelling Language Standardization

  title={Modelling Language Standardization},
  author={Wendy Ayres-Bennett},
  journal={The Cambridge Handbook of Language Standardization},
  • Wendy Ayres-Bennett
  • Published 22 July 2021
  • Sociology
  • The Cambridge Handbook of Language Standardization
In this chapter, I outline the development of some of the most widely used models of standardization and consider the extent to which they are able to account for the complexities of the standardization process and its different manifestations in diverse linguistic, historical and sociocultural contexts. The 2010s witnessed a renewed interest in standardization and the publication of a host of works addressing current questions such as restandardization or the applicability of models of… 
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