Language and Minority Rights: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language

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2008 Choice Academic Outstanding Title Winner! In this provocative and ground-breaking book, Stephen May argues for a non-essentialist understanding of language rights, while at the same time outlining why language rights, particularly for minority groups, are defensible and important, both academically and politically. May argues that the causes of many of the language-based conflicts in the world today lie with the nation-state and its preoccupation with establishing a 'common' language and culture via mass education. ...

Language and Minority Rights: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language 2011, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805863062

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Language and Minority Rights: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language 2011, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780805863079

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Language and Minority Rights: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language 2007, Routledge, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780415964890

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