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ERIC Number: EJ527746
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0026-7902
Language as Power: A Linguistic Critique of U.S. ENGLISH.
Thomas, Lee
Modern Language Journal, v80 n2 p129-40 Sum 1996
Analyzes the issues at stake in the debate over official language legislation in the United States, focusing on the agenda of U.S. ENGLISH, an organization promoting the legislation of English as the official language of the United States. The article argues that restricting language rights can lead to social segregation and that people speak languages when it benefits them. (41 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Spain; Yugoslavia