Language Politics of Regional Integration: Cases from the Americas

Language Politics of Regional Integration: Cases from the Americas

by Michael A. Morris

Hardcover(1st ed. 2015)

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Overview

Language policies impact language choice, language prestige, and language spread. Rising regional integration, both formal and informal, adds to the sensitivity and complexity of language politics, whether in North America, South America or Europe. This book shows how language politics vary across the Americas and contrast with Europe.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137567826
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 01/05/2016
Edition description: 1st ed. 2015
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Michael A. Morris is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Clemson University, USA, and a visiting professor at Kennesaw State University, USA. His awards include two Fulbright professorships (Britain and Chile). Dr. Morris is the author of five books, the editor of over a dozen journal issues and books, and the author of numerous articles in journals and books.

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Acknowledgements
1. Comparative Language Politics
2. Language Politics and Integration in the Americas: Propositions and Framework
3. Language Politics in Canada and the United States
4. Middle American Language Politics
5. Caribbean Language Politics
6. Superpower Linguistic Competition in Cuba
7. Conclusion

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