Language Planning and Policy in Europe, Vol. 1 Hungary, Finland and Sweden Edited by: Robert B Kaplan, Richard B Baldauf Jr

Format:
Hardback - 344 pages
ISBN:
9781853598111
Published:
17 Aug 2005
Publisher:
Multilingual Matters
Dimensions:
248 x 168
Availability:
Available

Summary

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.

Author Biography:

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.

Readership Level:

Postgraduate, Research / Professional


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