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ERIC Number: EJ541085
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0267-1905
Multilingualism in the United States.
McKay, Sandra Lee
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, v17 p242-62 1997
Examines demographic changes in the United States since 1980s influencing the recent effort to assert English over other languages. Key issues include: efforts to ensure English dominance in English-Only initiatives; court rulings on English-Only regulations in the workplace; and bilingual education legislation. Reviews current research on dynamics of multilingualism in bilingual communities. Includes a six-item annotated bibliography. (MSE)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: United States
Note: Theme issue: "Multilingualism."