New PDF release: Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society: Beyond

By Pierre Orelus

ISBN-10: 0415824826

ISBN-13: 9780415824828

Language is likely to be the commonest factor that surfaces in debates over tuition reform, and performs a necessary function in almost every thing we're concerned. This edited quantity explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of definite languages via cultural genocide by means of dominant eu colonizers and American neoconservative teams. those teams have traditionally imposed hegemonic languages, reminiscent of English and French, on colonized humans on the fee of the local languages of the latter. The book traces this kind of apartheid from the colonial period to the English-only circulation within the usa, and proposes other ways to counter linguistic apartheid that minority teams and scholars have confronted in faculties and society at large.



Contributors to this quantity offer a historic evaluate of how many languages classified as inferior, minority, or just savage were attacked and driven to the margins, discriminating opposed to and trying to silence the voice of these who spoke and proceed to talk those languages. additional, they display the best way and the level to which such activities have affected the cultural existence, studying procedure, id, and the subjective and fabric stipulations of linguistically and traditionally marginalized teams, together with scholars.

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