Description - An Introduction to Language Policy by Thomas Ricento
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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Author Biography - Thomas Ricento
Thomas Ricento is Professor in the Division of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is founding co-editor of the Journal of Language, Identity, and Education (with Terrence Wiley) and his publications include Americanization and Ideologies of Language (2005), and Ideology, Politics and Language Policies: Focus on English (edited, 2000).