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ERIC Number: EJ409776
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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Language Politics and American Identity.
Citrin, Jack
Public Interest, n99 p96-109 Spr 1990
Reviews the development of the English Only movement and its negative effects on linguistic minorities. Suggests the following components of a national language policy: abandon divisive "Official English" measures; encourage transitional bilingual education; expand existing adult education with federal support; and revitalize the concept of the "melting pot" process of cultural assimilation. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
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Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
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