Language Rights

Appiah, Kwame Anthony
October 2006
PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America;Oct2006, Vol. 121 Issue 5, p1618
Academic Journal
The article presents a research addressing the politics of language and language policies. The author suggests that public education should aim to give the political language to all citizens, thereby focusing on the mastery of political language. The paper reveals ways of bringing the members of minority-language community to full citizenship. Politics of language is a difficult issue in the management of many multilingual states such as the United States.


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