Language Policy

, Volume 9, Issue 2, pp 171–173 | Cite as

Colin H. Williams: Linguistic Minorities in Democratic Context (Language and Globalization Series)

Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, 2008, 456 pp, Hb £58, ISBN 9781403987211
  • Michael HornsbyEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of AberdeenAberdeenScotland, UK

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