Literacy and language planning
ResumenThere are several complex issues to be considered in the formulation of language policy and literacy policy: first, the question of what language planning is and who does it; second, the question embedded in the history of human language and in the evolution of written language as well as in the functions that written language has over time taken over; and third, in the L2 situation, the question ofthe fit between the sub-varieties of each language and the functions allocated to the various sub-varieties. The problem is particularly complex in the domain of literacy, since a generalized literacy in an L2 introduced to a minority population does not in any way suarantee that the minority population will acquire access to the power language -that sub-variety which empowers native speakers of the L2 to manipulate the power structure to accomplish social and political ends, the absence of which in the minority population insures their disempowerment.
Kaplan, R. (2017). Literacy and language planning. Lenguas Modernas, (17), 81 - 91. Consultado de https://lenguasmodernas.uchile.cl/index.php/LM/article/view/45813/47841