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Linguistic Justice: International Law and Language Policy

Jacqueline Mowbray


As globalisation and migration produce societies of increasing linguistic diversity, the issue of how to ensure justice between speakers of different languages becomes a pressing social concern. Matters of ‘linguistic justice’ are therefore drawing increasing scholarly attention across a range of disciplines. How does international law contribute to linguistic justice? This book explores that question by conducting a comprehensive, interdisciplinary examination of international law on language, analysing the many disparate fields of international law which affect language use both directly (hu ... More

Keywords: linguistic justice, international law, language policy, interdisciplinary, human rights, minority rights, identity, culture, power, Bourdieu

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780199646616
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646616.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jacqueline Mowbray, author
Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Sydney