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Language policy

Language policy

Author: Bernard Spolsky
Publisher: Cambridge Cambridge Univ. Press c 2004
Series: Key topics in sociolinguistics
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

In this introduction, Bernard Spolsky explores many debates at the forefront of language policy. He develops a theory of modern national language policy and the major forces controlling it, and asks  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Introduction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Spolsky
ISBN: 0521011752 9780521011754 0521804612 9780521804615
OCLC Number: 845595059
Description: XI, 250 Seiten 23 cm
Contents: 1. Language practices, ideology and beliefs, and management and planning; 2. Driving out the bad; 3. Pursuing the good and dealing with the new; 4. The nature of language policy and its domains; 5. Two monolingual polities - Iceland and France; 6. How did English spread?; 7. Does the US have a language policy or just civil rights?; 8. Language rights; 9. Monolingual polities under pressure; 10. Monolingual polities with recognised linguistic minorities; 11. Partitioning language space - two, three, many; 12. Resisting language shift; 13. Conclusions.
Series Title: Key topics in sociolinguistics
Responsibility: Bernard Spolsky
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' ... this is a clearly written book that touches upon virtually all the important and timely issues in language policy ...'. Sociolinguistica

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