Language Planning and Policy in Europe

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Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf
Multilingual Matters, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 332 pages
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This volume covers the language situation in Hungary, Finland, and Sweden explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation, including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion, and the roles of minority and migrant languages. The authors have been participants in the language planning context in these polities.

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The Language Situation in Hungary
An Update
Language Planning in Sweden
Biographical Notes on Contributors

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Robert B. Kaplan is Emeritus Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of Southern California. He has published numerous books and articles in refereed journals and written several special reports to government both in the US and elsewhere. He has served as President of the National Association for Foreign Students Affairs, of TESOL, and of the American Association for Applied Linguistics. Richard B. Baldauf, Jr is Associate Professor of TESOL in the School of Education at the University of Queensland and a member of the Executive of the International Association of Applied Linguistics (AILA). He has published numerous articles in refereed journals and books.

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