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Linguistic Minorities in Democratic Context

Linguistic Minorities in Democratic Context (Hardback)

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This blends discussion of the role of language minorities in politics with examples of language policy in a range of national contexts. It discusses minority rights and language protection, the policies of the state in privileging powerful majorities, the opportunities and challenges of both devolution and globalization.

History & PoliticsPolitics & governmentCentral governmentCentral government policiesLanguages with Grant & CutlerLearning & Reference By SubjectSociolinguisticsLanguages with Grant & CutlerLinguisticsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesSocial issues & processesGlobalization Publisher: Palgrave USA Publication Date: 28/11/2007 ISBN-13: 9781403987211  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Colin H. Williams is Research Professor in the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, UK and holds Honorary Professorships at the University of Aberdeen, University of the Highlands and Islands, UK and Western Ontario. He is a member of the Welsh Language Board. His previous publications include Called Unto Liberty and as editor Language Revitalization and Language and Governance.

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