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Lexicography and linguistic human rights: codifying continua in Scotland and African America

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Presented at Celtic/Scots Lexicography session
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In recent years there has been much debate over the status of varieties of language that have a close relationship to English, and although sociologists have long argued that such language varieties should be respected and valued, their words have often been ignored by the decision makers responsible for government and education policy. Furthermore, sociolinguistic ideas are not often successfully communicated to the general public, with the result that 'minority' varieties of language (an...

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University of Salford, UK
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2011-02-18

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