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The politics of language in Australia

  • 287 Pages
  • 3.63 MB
  • English
Cambridge University Press , Cambridge, New York
Language policy -- Australia -- His



StatementUldis Ozolins.
LC ClassificationsP119.32.A8 O96 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 287 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1726313M
ISBN 100521417945, 0521447860
LC Control Number92030377

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The politics of language in Australia. [Uldis Ozolins] -- This book traces language policy in Australia from World War II to the present, examining the changes in government policy over this time, and changes in major public institutions due to the presence.

In fact Australia has introduced many innovations of international significance in language policy, particularly with the National Language Policy, announced in This policy marked a decisive change in political assumptions toward languages in postwar Australia because it recognized the importance of languages other than English.

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