Each of the preceding six chapters addressed a discrete topic of language politics, and each reached conclusions on this basis so that to this extent they are all self-standing. At the same time, all the chapters examine the topic, Language Politics of Regional Integration: Cases from the Americas, from different perspectives and in so doing point toward more general conclusions. The specific conclusions advanced in Chapters 1–6 together provide a foundation for overall conclusions here.
KeywordsLanguage Policy Linguistic Diversity Regional Integration Economic Integration Language Shift
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