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Published by Rowman & Allanheld in Totowa, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Language policy.,
  • Multilingualism.,
  • Nationalism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by William R. Beer, James E. Jacob.
    ContributionsBeer, William R., 1943-, Jacob, James E.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP119.3 .L36 1985
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 244 p. :
    Number of Pages244
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3789523M
    ISBN 100865980586
    LC Control Number81067475

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Alexander, Neville. Language policy and national unity in South Africa/Azania. Cape Town: Buchu Books, ©   Language Policy contributes to the growth of the field by publishing high-quality studies that help build a sound theoretical understanding of the subject area. It presents papers that deal with the widest range of cases, situations and regions. This journal covers both language policy and educational policy.

    Declaring English the official language of the United States is an easy way to promote unity and inclusion. It is a logical, cost-effective way to create a common means of communication so. Alexander's recent book Language Policy and National Unity in South Afri-ca/ Azania (Cape Town: Buchu Books, ) is welcome and timely. So far, little thinking has been devoted to a topic which is not only of immense practical import, but will have to be addressed by any future government of a reconstructed South.

      May 30th , Colombo, Sri Lanka: Language is fundamental to human communication and a key marker of identity. Accordingly, it is essential that the language rights of every citizen of Sri Lanka is upheld. The failure to do so will adversely impact the enjoyment of full and equal citizenship, meaningful reconciliation and national unity as well as the quality of governance and the legitimacy. This ahistorical, apolitical approach to language has also been a feature of sociolinguistics, despite its emphasis on the social, and of many discussions of LP [language policy] as well (). To fully grasp the book’s argument it is necessary to comprehend exactly what the author means by “political” and what it means to say that.


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