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Author Crawford, James, 1949-

Title At war with diversity : US language policy in an age of anxiety / James Crawford
Published Clevedon [England] ; Buffalo [N.Y.] : Multilingual Matters, [2000]
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Description 1 online resource (vii, 143 pages)
Series Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 25
Bilingual education and bilingualism ; 25
Contents Introduction -- Anatomy of the English-only movement -- Boom to bust : official English in the 1990s -- Endangered Native American languages : what is to be done, and why? -- Seven hypotheses on language loss -- The political paradox of bilingual education -- The Proposition 227 campaign : a post mortem
Summary "Bilingualism is a reality that many Americans still find difficult to accept; hence the prominence of English-only activism in US politics. This collection of essays analyzes the sources of the anti-bilingual movement, its changing directions, and its impact on education policy. The book also explores efforts to resist the English-only trend, including projects to revitalize Native American languages." --Book Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 128-137) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Education, Bilingual -- United States.
English language -- Political aspects -- United States.
Indians of North America -- Languages -- Revival.
Language policy -- United States.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 00064323
ISBN 1853595055 (paperback; alk. paper)
1853595063 (alk. paper)
1853596760 (electronic bk.)
9781853595059 (paperback; alk. paper)
9781853595066 (alk. paper)
9781853596766 (electronic bk.)