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29 December 2012

260 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199646616

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Linguistic Justice

International Law and Language Policy

Jacqueline Mowbray

  • Provides a comprehensive understanding of how and why international law influences language policy
  • Addresses the contentious issue of cultures with minority languages being potentially disadvantaged by an international sphere increasingly dominated by the use of English
  • Examines regional developments, including reports of the Committee of Experts of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
  • Offers a new interdisciplinary perspective on international law by the application of Pierre Bourdieu's sociological work on language to the field