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Linguistic Conflict and Language Laws

Understanding the Quebec Question

Linguistic Conflict and Language Laws( )
Editor: Larrivee, Pierre
ISBN:978-0-333-96899-4
Publication Date:Dec 2002
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $119.99
Book Description:

In a multilingual society, the role of each language is parallel to the importance of the community that speaks it; change in power relations between groups is linked to modifications in the status of their language. The Quebec language laws provide a case in point of the relation between social change and language planning. This comprehensive analysis of the Quebec language issue exposes the material and symbolic causes of these legislative measures and assesses their effects. This...
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Book Details
Pages:204
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Foreign Language Study / French
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 1.69 Inches
Book Weight:0.946 Pounds



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