ERIC Number: ED422715
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indian Languages, American Indians, Bilingualism, Canada Natives, Civil Liberties, Comparative Analysis, Demography, English Only Movement, English (Second Language), Federal Government, Foreign Countries, French, German, Indigenous Populations, Language Maintenance, Language Minorities, Language Planning, Language Role, Official Languages, Political Influences, Politics of Education, Public Policy, Uncommonly Taught Languages, War
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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Identifiers - Location: Canada; United States