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Language policy and language planning : from nationalism to globalisation / Sue Wright, University of Portsmouth, UK.

Author:
Wright, Sue, 1947- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • ©2016
Εdition:
2nd edition.
Description:
vii, 385 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 348-382) and index.
Contents:
From language continuum to linguistic mosaic : European language communities from the feudal period to the age of nationalism -- Language planning in state nations and nation states -- Nation building in the wake of colonialism : old concepts in new settings -- Transcending the group : languages of contact and lingua francas -- French : the rise and fall of a prestige lingua franca -- English : from language of empire to language of globalisation -- Lingua Francas for the new millennium -- Globalisation and rethinking the concept of language -- New discourse, new legal instruments and a new political context for minorities and their languages -- New polities and new nation building -- Endangered languages -- Conclusion: community and transcendence.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780230302600 ((hardcover))
  • 0230302602 ((hardcover))
  • 9780230302617 ((paperback))
  • 0230302610 ((paperback))
OCLC:
942352750
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