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Standardness and Nonstandardness in Spain: Dialect Attrition and Revitalization of Regional Dialects of Spanish.
Rather than making programmatic shifts that allow for complexity, POC students are failed and punished for this while white students are rewarded for their standardness.
The "standardness" of a language variant is decided upon by the society (Wolfram & Schilling-Estes, 2006); that which is spoken by the educated upper strata of a society has historically been judged as the standard form (Pinker, 2012).
Such behaviour, for the author is a clear testimony of double standardness inherent in some "white" South Africa; even they claim to be Africans of equal status as indigenous Africans.
Standardness and Non-standardness in Spain: Dialect Attrition and Revitalisation of Regional Dialects of Spanish.
A Multi-Dimensional Approach to Discourse Coherence: From Standardness to Creativity
They tasked three blind raters, each unfamiliar with the study outcomes, to rate the 40 studies in their database (from which all results had been erased), according to a 7-point standardness scale (where 7 indicated the greatest conformity to PRL protocols, and 1 indicated the least).
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This paper explores the difference between "high standards" and a "high standard of standardness" of professional service provision in teacher-librarianship.
(70) Specific computer programs and commercial software suppliers used for the analysis are mentioned as well, (71) to verify the standardness of procedures and to allow reexamination of the data and analysis.
This is most clearly manifested in expected degrees of formality and "standardness" in the two channels: In any given situation, the norms for written communications require greater formality, and a more rigorous attention to standard forms, than do the norms for speech (see, e.g., Garner & Rubin 1986: 40; Hoover 1978: 78).
Email is arguably the most heterogeneous type of use, with a wide variety of functions and forms, depending extremely on the personal circumstances of use with respect to the amount of editing and standardness of language usage.