Canadian Language Policies in Comparative Perspective

By (author) Michael A. Morris
Categories: Political Science
Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press
Paperback : 9780773537064, 536 pages, July 2010


Capturing the dynamism of Canadian Language policies, the essays in this volume analyze and compare the effects, histories, and features of Language policies as they have been enacted and implemented by Canadian provincial and federal governments. The Contributors' comparisons reveal significant domestic and international implications for Language policy. An important study of a social and political issue that has immediate local, national, and international consequences, Canadian Language Policies in Comparative Perspective assembles knowledgeable authorities on Language policy to provide a comprehensive synthesis of its consequences.


“…builds on and extends the literature on Canadian language policies from a comparative perspective. To date, few publications have dealt with more than one of the five perspectives addressed here. This book therefore fills a void in the literature, and i

". .. valuable for collections strong in multicultural theory, public policy, politics of divided societies, the interaction of language and politics, and comparative policy and politics more generally. Summing Up: Highly recommended. " CHOICE