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Title: Language Planning and Policy in Latin America, Vol. 1
Subtitle: Ecuador, Mexico and Paraguay
Edited By: RichardB.Baldauf Jr.
RobertB.Kaplan
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=9781847690067
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy
Description:

This volume covers the language situation in Ecuador, Mexico and Paraguay,
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
non-indigenous languages. The authors are indigenous and/or have been
participants in the language planning context.

Publication Year: 2007
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690068
ISBN-13: 9781847690067
Pages: 312
Prices: U.K.£ 39.95
U.S.$ 79.95