Language Rights: From Free Speech to Linguistic Governance (Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities) (Hardcover)

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Exploring language rights politics in theoretical, historical and international context, this book brings together debates from law, sociolinguistics, international politics, and the history of ideas. The author argues that international language rights advocacy supports global governance of language and questions freedoms of speech and expression.

About the Author


VANESSA PUPAVAC is Lecturer in International Politics at the University of Nottingham, UK. She has a background in Slavonic languages and law, and previously worked as a translator for the United Nations. Vanessa's research encompasses international human rights, children's rights, linguistic rights, humanitarian and development politics.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781403940865
ISBN-10: 140394086X
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: September 24th, 2012
Pages: 317
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities