Michele Gazzola

Michele Gazzola

List of John Benjamins publications for which Michele Gazzola plays a role.



Subjects Applied linguistics | Communication Studies | Industrial & organizational studies | Language policy | Multilingualism | Sociolinguistics and Dialectology | Sociology | Translation Studies


Templin, Torsten, Bengt-Arne Wickström and Michele Gazzola. 2022. Chapter 16. Effectiveness of policy measures and language dynamics. Advances in Interdisciplinary Language Policy, Grin, François, László Marácz and Nike K. Pokorn (eds.), pp. 319–342
The effect of a given language policy can be very different in the short, medium and long run. We illustrate this, looking at the effects of language planning on inclusion given different mobility patterns. The choice is between different status and acquisition planning measures. This choice gives… read more | Chapter
Grin, François and Michele Gazzola. 2013. Chapter 17. Assessing efficiency and fairness in multilingual communication: Theory and application through indicators. Exploring the Dynamics of Multilingualism: The DYLAN project, Berthoud, Anne-Claude, François Grin and Georges Lüdi (eds.), pp. 365–386
As shown in several chapters of this book, actors confronted with the need to communicate in a multilingual context use a variety of strategies. These strategies may be more or less directly influenced by the language policies adopted by the public or private sector institutions in which they… read more | Article
The comparison between various language policies that aim to manage multilingual communication ought to rely on some robust methodology for evaluation. This paper discusses the possibility to found such a methodology on the well-established concepts of efficiency and fairness. Assessing efficiency… read more | Article