Language Rights and the Law in the United States: Finding our Voices (Bilingual Education & Bilingualism)

ISBN: 9781853596582
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
Publication Date: 2003-04-17
Number of pages: 376
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DESCRIPTION

This book is provides a comprehensive review of the legal status of minority languages in the U.S. It also provides the historical and political context for the legal manoeuvring that culminated in landmark civil rights victories. All of the major cases in the U.S. concerning language rights are discussed in detail and in an easily accessible manner to the non-legal audience. The topics range from the English-only movement to consumer law, employment discrimination to international law.

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