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    Language and sustainable development

    McEntee-Atalianis, Lisa and Tonkin, H., eds. (2023) Language and sustainable development. Language Policy Series 32. Springer Nature. ISBN 9783031249174.

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    Book synopsis: This book addresses the importance of language in matters of sustainability and incorporating such concerns in implementing the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Sustainable language policy must aim to include all groups, including language minorities and marginalized populations, such as refugees and aid recipients, in conditions that allow for their inclusion in making and implementing policy. The book brings together nine studies covering such topics as language and digital resources, sustainable and inclusive multilingual education, national language policy, and language in peacekeeping operations. A final chapter addresses the crucial intersection between sociolinguistics and economics, and the implications of this for development and the SDGs.


    Item Type: Book
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
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    Date Deposited: 09 Nov 2022 14:40
    Last Modified: 09 Aug 2023 12:54


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