Language Policy

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 289–292 | Cite as

Guadalupe Valdés, Joshua A. Fishman, Rebecca Chávez, and William Pérez: Developing Minority Language Resources: The Case of Spanish in California

Multilingual Matters, Clevedon, Buffalo & Toronto, 2006, v + 317 pp, Pb $35.96, ISBN 1-85359-897-6
  • Jeffrey Bale
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mary Lou Fulton College of EducationArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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