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Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy

Jacqueline Mowbray

Abstract

As globalisation and migration produce societies of increasing linguistic diversity, the issue of how to ensure justice between speakers of different languages becomes a pressing social concern. Matters of ‘linguistic justice’ are therefore drawing increasing scholarly attention across a range of disciplines. How does international law contribute to linguistic justice? This book explores that question by conducting a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of international law on language, analysing the many disparate fields of international law which affect language use both directly (hu ... More

Keywords: linguistic justice, international law, language policy, interdisciplinary, human rights, minority rights, identity, culture, power, Bourdieu

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199646616
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646616.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Mowbray, author
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sydney

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