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By Pierre Orelus

Language could be the commonest factor that surfaces in debates over college reform, and performs a necessary function in almost every thing we're concerned. This edited quantity explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of definite languages via cultural genocide via dominant ecu colonizers and American neoconservative teams. those teams have traditionally imposed hegemonic languages, comparable to English and French, on colonized humans on the fee of the local languages of the latter. The book traces this way of apartheid from the colonial period to the English-only flow within the usa, and proposes other ways to counter linguistic apartheid that minority teams and scholars have confronted in colleges and society at large.

Contributors to this quantity supply a old assessment of ways many languages categorized as inferior, minority, or just savage were attacked and driven to the margins, discriminating opposed to and trying to silence the voice of these who spoke and proceed to talk those languages. additional, they show the way in which and the level to which such activities have affected the cultural lifestyles, studying strategy, id, and the subjective and fabric stipulations of linguistically and traditionally marginalized teams, together with scholars.

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