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Language rights and the law in the United States : finding our voices

Author: Sandra Del Valle
Publisher: Clevedon, England ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2003.
Series: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 40.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is provides a review of the legal status of minority languages in the US and provides the historical and political context for the legal manoeuvring that culminated in landmark civil rights  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Del Valle, Sandra, 1963-
Language rights and the law in the United States.
Clevedon, England ; Buffalo : Multilingual Matters, ©2003
(OCoLC)647071383
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Del Valle
ISBN: 1853596450 9781853596452 1853596582 9781853596582
OCLC Number: 50676380
Description: xiii, 357 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: 1 A history of language rights: between tolerance and hostility --
2 Nativism and language restrictions: echoes of the past at the end of the Twentieth Century --
3 Fulfilling the promise of citizenship: English literacy, naturalization, and voting rights --
4 Language rights in the workplace: negotiating boundaries within close spaces --
5 Language rights in litigation: making the case for greater protections in criminal and civil proceedings --
6 Bilingual education: learning and politics in the classroom --
7 Native American education: the US implements English-only policy --
8 Due process and governmental benefits: when English-only is enough --
9 Commerce and language minorities: remaking old laws for new consumers --
10 The place of international law in promoting linguistic human rights within the United States --
Appendix: Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
Series Title: Bilingual education and bilingualism, 40.
Responsibility: Sandra Del Valle.

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