Language ideological debates

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter in Berlin, New York .

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  • Sociolinguistics.,
  • Language and languages -- Political aspects.

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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

Statementedited by Jan Blommaert.
SeriesLanguage, power, and social process ;, 2
ContributionsBlommaert, Jan.
LC ClassificationsP40 .L2965 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 447 p. :
Number of Pages447
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL41230M
ISBN 103110163500, 3110163497
LC Control Number99032848

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