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Title Minority languages, national languages, and official language policies / edited by Gillian Lane-Mercier, Denise Merkle, and Jane Koustas
Published Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2018]
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Contents Cover; Copyright; Contents; Tables and Figures; Acknowledgments; Introduction Toward an Ethos of Diversity; "Diversity Is Diverse": Complex Diversity and Deep Diversity; 1 Choosing Concepts for Sustainable Diversity Management Policies; Problematizing the Ethos of Diversity: Majority National Languagesand Official Language Policy; 2 Multilingualism without Multiculturalism? The Case of Luxembourg; 3 The Future of Multilingualismin Post-Soviet Central Asia: The Case of Kazakhstan; Protecting and Revitalizing Endangered Traditional Minority Languages
4 Minority Language Protection in Italy and Local Initiatives to Protect Francoproven├žal in Apulia5 Dyw un iaith byth yn ddigon -- One Language Is Never Enough: Language Policy and Translation in Modern Wales; 6 International Models of Language Policy and Language Planning: Official Bilingualism in Irelandand Sociolinguistic Reality; Indigenous Languages and Official Language Policy: The Canadian Example; 7 Language, Education, and the Structuring of Canada's Social Sphere; 8 Indigenizing Language Policy in Canada: Redressing Racial Hierarchies in Language and Education
Decolonization and Official Language Policy: The African Example9 The Promotion of Languages in Nigeria: An Example of Problematic Official Multilingualism in Africa; 10 Denying Linguistic and Cultural Pluralismin Algeria: An Official Modelof Diversity Management; Challenging the Limits of Official Language Policy; 11 Challenging the Borders of Nation: Language and Translational Language Policy in the Plurilingual Romani Context; Afterword Diversity Must Remain Diverse; Contributors; Index
Summary An examination of the interdisciplinary field of language policy offering a rich collection of new research on diversity and multilingualism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 11, 2018)
Subject Language policy -- Case studies.
Linguistic minorities -- Case studies.
Multilingualism -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Koustas, Jane, 1954- editor
Lane-Mercier, Gillian, editor
Merkle, Denise, editor
ISBN 0773555870 (electronic bk.)
0773555889 (electronic bk.)
9780773555877 (electronic bk.)
9780773555884 (electronic bk.)