At War with Diversity: US Language Policy in an Age of Anxiety

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Multilingual Matters, 2000 - Education - 143 pages
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Bilingualism is a reality that many Americans still find difficult to accept; hence the prominence of English-only activism in U.S. politics. This collection of essays analyzes the sources of the anti-bilingual movement, its changing directions, and its impact on education policy. The book also explores efforts to resist the English-only trend, including projects to revitalize native American languages.

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Official English in the 1990s
31
What Is To Be Done
52
Seven Hypotheses on Language Loss
66
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