Language Policy

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Nancy Hornberger (ed): Can Schools Save Indigenous Languages? Policy and Practice on Four Continents

Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2008, xvi + 182 pp, Hb £48, ISBN 9780230013322
Book Review


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  4. Skutnabb-Kangas, T. (2000). Linguistic genocide in education—Or worldwide diversity and human rights? Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Stockholm UniversityStockholmSweden

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