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Title: Language Planning and Policy: Language Planning in Local Contexts
Edited By: Anthony J. Liddicoat
Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/display.asp?isb=9781847690630
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy
Description:

Language problems potentially exist at all levels of human activity,
including the local contexts of communities and institutions. This volume
examines the ways in which language planning works as a local activity in a
wide variety of contexts around the world and dealing with a wide range of
language planning issues.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690637
ISBN-13: 9781847690630
Pages: 290
Prices: U.K. £ 39.95
U.S. $ 79.95