Superpower Linguistic Competition in Cuba
The last chapter on Caribbean language politics provides the overall context for the more detailed case study in this chapter on great power linguistic competition in Cuba. Cuba, the largest, most populous island in the Caribbean, has been a particularly prominent target of great power competition including in the linguistic sphere. The case study in this chapter, because of the emphasis on superpower competition, focuses particularly on the first level of language politics, “Global language politics.” The global level is developed at some length at the beginning of the chapter, while the rest of the chapter derives some implications for each of the other seven levels of language politics.
KeywordsLanguage Policy Great Power Regional Integration Russian Language Linguistic Dimension
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