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Language Wars and Linguistic Politics

Language Wars and Linguistic Politics( )
Author: Calvet, Louis-Jean
Translator: Petheram, Michel
Publication Date:Apr 1998
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $89.05
Book Description:

Non-linguistic conflicts - economic, religious, territorial - are often projected on to language differences, and may be played out in the language policies of governments and other holders of power. Jean-Louis Calvet deals broadly, in a non-technical and introductory style, with the interaction of language issues and political process. He examines the fundamental problems arising from language contact, multilingualism, and the conflicts caused by inequalitiessymbolized in various...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.8 x 1.4 x 21.5 cm
Book Weight:0.285 Kilograms

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