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ERIC Number: ED422715
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Pages: 372
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ISBN: ISBN-0-8058-2839-7
Language and Politics in the United States and Canada: Myths and Realities.
Ricento, Thomas, Ed.; Burnaby, Barbara, Ed.
This collection includes the following essays on language and politics in North America: "Respecting the Citizens: Reflections on Language Policy in Canada and the United States" (Colin H. Williams); "The Politics of Language in Canada and the United States: Explaining the Differences" (Ronald Schmidt, Sr.); "Demographic Considerations in Canadian Language Policy" (Roderic Beaujot); "National Language Policy in the United States" (Thomas Ricento); "Life on the Edge: Canada's Aboriginal Languages under Official Bilingualism" (Mark Fettes); "Endangered Native American Languages: What Is To Be Done, and Why?" (James Crawford); "Legal Implications of the Official English Declaration" (Susan Miner); "Language Rights Theory in Canadian Perspective" (Joseph Eliot Magnet); "The Imposition of World War I Era English-Only Policies and the Fate of German in North America" (Terrence G. Wiley); "ESL Policy in Canada and the United States: Basis for Comparison" (Barbara Burnaby); "French-Language Services in Ontario: A Policy of 'Overly Prudent Gradualism'?" (Don Cartwright); "Quebec, Canada, and the United States: Social reality and Language Rights" (Calvin Veltman); "Partitioning by Language: Whose Rights Are Threatened?" (Thomas Ricento); and "Conclusion: Myths and Realities" (Barbara Burnaby, Thomas Ricento). (MSE)
Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Publishers, 10 Industrial Ave., Mahwah, NJ 07430 (paperback: ISBN-0-8058-2839-7; hardcover: ISBN-0-8058-2838-9).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States