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Title: Language Wars and Linguistic Politics
Written By: Louis Jean Calvet
Translated By: Michel Petheram
Description:

Non-linguistic conflicts--economic, religious, territorial--are often projected on to language differences, and may be played out in the language policies of governments and other holders of power. Jean-Louis Calvet deals broadly, in a non-technical and introductory style, with this interaction of language issues and political process. He examines the fundamental problems arising from language contact, multilingualism, and the conflicts caused by inequalities symbolized in various patterns of language use.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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ISBN: 0198700210
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Pages: 232pp
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