Language in Society

"The main goal is to clarify what linguistic human rights are, what they can and cannot do, and what their implications are in bilingual and multilingual contexts. To achieve this goal, a multidisciplinary approach is adobted, with experts in law, economics and sociolinguistics contributing insights peculiar to their disciplines. This multidisciplinary approach is both informative and rewarding, serving not only to clarify concepts but also to clear away misconceptions and reveal limitations of the scope and strength of linguistic human rights. In this regard, the book is a major contribution to the literature in this field..."
Reviewed book: 
Editor: 
Miklós Kontra
Tibor Várady
Robert Phillipson
Tove Skutnabb-Kangas
ISBN: 
978-963-9116-63-4
cloth
Out of Print
ISBN: 
978-963-9116-64-1
paperback
Out of print