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Product Description: This text describes and evaluates recent language planning and policy in the British Isles. Issues including minority language rights, language resources for the state and the citizen, and problems such as the standard English battle and policy for Welsh and Gaelic are analysed against the background of detailed study of contemporary British society and politics...read more

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9781853596605 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, May 1, 2003, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This text describes and evaluates recent language planning and policy in the British Isles.

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9781853596599 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, May 1, 2003, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This text describes and evaluates recent language planning and policy in the British Isles.

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Product Description: The aim of this book is to investigate motives for action on language. Seven seem to recur: identity, insecurity, ideology, image, inequality, integration and instrumentality. The author relates those to wider issues of personal and social motivation, discussing the language strategies, plans and policies of a number of individuals, communities and states...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781853595295 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, March 1, 2001, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: The aim of this book is to investigate motives for action on language.

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9781853595288 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, March 1, 2001, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The aim of this book is to investigate motives for action on language.

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Product Description: This text is about the relationship between language and the society that uses it. It specifically aims to discover what drove and drives the French to concentrate so much on language, on what it is that characterises their approach, and on the explanations for the policies governments have pursued in the past and present...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781853594434 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, April 1, 1999, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: This text is about the relationship between language and the society that uses it.

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9781853594427 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, April 1, 1999, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book is about the relationship between language and the society that uses it.

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9781871516944 | Intellect L & D E F A E, January 1, 1997, cover price $21.50

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Product Description: Examines the making of language policy, and language policy itself, in Britain and France, looking at how disciplines such as sociolinguistics and the analysis of the political process help in studying language policy and policymaking...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780304337590 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, December 1, 1996, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: Examines the making of language policy, and language policy itself, in Britain and France, looking at how disciplines such as sociolinguistics and the analysis of the political process help in studying language policy and policymaking.

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Product Description: This book is intended to make up-to-date information and opinion about Francophonie accessible to English-speaking readers, and to assess how well the international movement of French-speaking nations is placed to face the future...read more

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9781853593246 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, May 1, 1996, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: This book is intended to make up-to-date information and opinion about Francophonie accessible to English-speaking readers, and to assess how well the international movement of French-speaking nations is placed to face the future.

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9781853593239, titled ""Francophonie" in the 1990's: Problems and Opportunities" | Multilingual Matters Ltd, November 1, 1995, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This book is intended to make up-to-date information and opinion about Francophonie accessible to English-speaking readers, and to assess how well the international movement of French-speaking nations is placed to face the future.

Product Description: In late twentieth century Europe effective communication has become a fundamental requirement for the success of the individual, of communities, and of nations. For individuals, it is important to be able to participate in democratic and cultural processes, and to gain access to the labour market, without suffering the drawbacks of illiteracy or inadequate knowledge of standardised languages...read more
By D. E. Ager (editor), George Muskens and Sue Wright (editor)

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9781853591907 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, March 1, 1993, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: In late twentieth century Europe effective communication has become a fundamental requirement for the success of the individual, of communities, and of nations.

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9781853592041 | Multilingual Matters Ltd, March 1, 1993, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: In late twentieth century Europe effective communication has become a fundamental requirement for the success of the individual, of communities, and of nations.

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Product Description: This textbook deals with the ways in which French is used in different circumstances and settings in France and abroad; with the language attitudes of French speakers; and with language policy. It is concerned not only with the linguistic data, but also the social, political, and economic environment in which contemporary French is used...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780521393355 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1991, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: This textbook deals with the ways in which French is used in different circumstances and settings in France and abroad; with the language attitudes of French speakers; and with language policy.

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9780521397308 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 1, 1991, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This textbook deals with the ways in which French is used in different circumstances and settings in France and abroad; with the language attitudes of French speakers; and with language policy.

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