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Author Schmid, Carol L.

Title The politics of language : conflict, identity and cultural pluralism in comparative perspective / Carol L. Schmid.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.44 Sch52p    ---  Available
Description x, 218 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-207) and index.
Contents Introduction : the politics of language, national identity, and cultural pluralism in the United States -- Historical background of language protection and restriction -- Immigrant exclusion and language restriction in the twentieth century -- Language rights and the legal status of English-Only laws -- Attitudes toward language, national identity, and cultural pluralism -- Language and identity politics in Canada -- Identity and social incorporation in multilingual Switzerland -- The politics of language in the late twentieth century -- Conclusion : the future of language politics in the United States.
Subject Nationalism.
Cultural pluralism.
United States -- Languages -- Political aspects.
Canada -- Languages -- Political aspects.
Switzerland -- Languages -- Political aspects.
ISBN 0195137760 (pbk.)

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