Arguing for language regimes
Multilingualism is a very common condition in state contexts and it can take on very diverse forms. The language regimes presented in the previous chapter represent the most basic constellations in terms of communicative possibilities and status of languages found in multilingual situations. The particular forms of language regimes – including more detailed rules of language use and institutional arrangements providing for the maintenance of the regime – are theoretically unlimited in number, and so are the specific instruments of implementing these regulations.
KeywordsLanguage Policy Institutional Arrangement Linguistic Diversity Political Theory Political Regime
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