Publisher description for An introduction to language policy : theory and method / edited by Thomas Ricento.
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An Introduction to Language Policy: Theories and Method is a collection of newly-written chapters that cover the major theories and methods currently employed by scholars active in the field.
provides an accessible introduction to the study of language policy research and language’s role in social life
consists of newly commissioned essays written by internationally recognized scholars
helps define and describe a growing field of inquiry and is an authoritative source for students, scholars and researchers in linguistics, applied linguistics, education, policy studies and related areas
includes section overviews, annotated chapter bibliographies, and discussion questions
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