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Title: Language Rights and the Law in the United States
Subtitle: Finding our Voices
Written By: Sandra Del Valle
Series Title: Bilingual Education & Bilingualism

This book is provides a comprehensive review of the legal status of minority languages in the U.S. It also provides the historical and political context for the legal manoeuvring that culminated in landmark civil rights victories. All of the major cases in the U.S. concerning language rights are discussed in detail and in an easily accessible manner to the non-legal audience. The topics range from the English-only movement to consumer law, employment discrimination to international law.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853596540
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 362
Prices: £59.95/US$99.95/CAN$139.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853596582
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 362
Prices: £29.95/US$49.95/CAN$74.95