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Language and Governance

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ISBN-10: 0708321127

ISBN-13: 9780708321126

Edition: 2007

Authors: Colin H. Williams

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Language and Governancegathers a diverse body of international specialists, key decision makers, and heads of civil service departments in order to examine the relationship between language and governance in Europe and Canada. A fascinating combination of academic scrutiny and firsthand knowledge of the intricacies of promoting official and lesser-used languages, this volume is a state-of-the-art interpretation of language policy that offers significant proposals to improve the governance and language rights of European and Canadian citizens.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Gwasg Prifysgol Cymru / University of Wales Press
Publication date: 12/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.70" tall
Weight: 1.848
Language: English

Colin H. Williams is research professor in and director of the Language, Policy, and Planning Research Unit at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University.

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Language, Law and Governance in Comparative Perspective
The Challenge of Language Equality
Language and Governance in Canada: The Role of the Commissioner of Official Languages
Governance and Language: The Intellectual Foundations
Diversity in Addressing Diversity: Canadian and British Legislative Approaches to Linguistic Minorities and Their International Legal Context
Rethinking Language Policies: Challenges and Opportunities
Comparing Legislative and Institutional Frameworks
Official Language Minorities in Canada: A Selected Profile
The Official Languages Act and the Constitutional and Legislative Recognition of Language Rights in Canada
Canada's Official Languages
Quebec's Language Policies: Perceptions and Realities
One Nation - Two Voices? The Welsh Language in the Governance of Wales
Language Law and Governance: An Irish Perspective
Assessing Policies and Programmes
The Canadian Heritage Approach to the Promotion of Official Languages
Determining Language Policy: A Decision-Maker's Perspective
Articulating the Horizons of Welsh
New Approaches for the Empowerment of Linguistic Minorities: A Study of Language Policy Innovation in Canada since the 1980s
How Quebec became a North American Region State
Language Policies, National Identities, and Liberal-Democratic Norms