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Author Name:    SCHNEIDERMAN, David, ed. Institute for Balkan Studies, 185)

Title:   Language and the State : The Law and Politics of Identity / Langue et Etat : Droit, Politique et Identite. Centre for Constitutional Studies, Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Constitutional Affairs.

Publisher:    Editions Yvon Blais Inc., Cowansville, QC, 1991, ISBN:289073756x 

Seller ID:   105267

SCHNEIDERMAN, David, ed. Language and the State : The Law and Politics of Identity / Langue et État : Droit, Politique et Identité. Centre for Constitutional Studies, Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Constitutional Affairs. Cowansville, QC: Les Éditions Yvon Blais Inc., (1991). Pp. (6),vii-xiv,1-547,(3). 8vo, printed red card covers with white lettering to front cover and spine. Occasional faint pink highlighting throughout, else very good. 60.00 Contents: 1. Can a Community Have Rights?/Une communauté peut-elle avoir des droits?: Michael McDonald's "Questions About Collective Rights", with comments by Bryan Schwartz. 2. Towards a Theory of Language Rights/Vers une théorie des droits linguistiques: Denise Réame's 'The Constitutional Protection of Language: Survival or Security?"; Micahel MacMillan's "Linking Theory to Practice: Comments on 'The Constitutional Protection of Language'". 3. Historical Development of Language Policy in Canada/Développement historique d'une politique linguistique au Canada: Ramsay Cook's "Language Policy and the Glossophagic State"; Louis Balthazar's "History and Language Policy". 4. Language Rights: Recent Constitutional Developments/Droits linguistiques: récents développements constitutionnels: Pierre Foucher's "Droits linguistiques au Canada: récents développements constitutionnels"; Timothy Christian's "L'Affaire Piquette"; Wayne MacKay's "Minority Language Educational Rights Vindicated", with comments by Joseph Magnet. 5. Multilingual Societies: Structures and Strategies/Sociétés multilingues: structures et stratégies: Arend Lijphart's "Self-Determination Versus Pre-Determination of Ethnic Minorities in Power-Sharing Systems"; Kenneth McRae's "Precepts for Linguistic Peace: The Case of Switzerland"; Jean Laponce's "Reducing the Tensions Resulting from Language Contacts: Personal or Territorial Solutions?"; Gurston Dacks's "The Politics of 'Partnership' in the Northwest Territories". 6. Linguistic Minorities: International and Domestic Experiences/Minorités linguistiques: expériences internationales et canadiennes: Rodolfo de la Garza and Armando Trujillo's "Latinos and the Official English Debate in the United States: Language is not the issue"; Toivo Miljan's "Ethnic and Linguistic Revival in Estonia"; Ronald Rudin's "Collective Rights, the English-Speaking Minority and the Québec Government, 1867-1988"; Kenneth J. Muinro's "French Language and Educational Rights in Alberta: An Historical Perspective". 7. Conference Address/Allocution: Jules Deschênes's "Babel and Golgotha". 8. Language and Culture: David Marshal and Roseann Gonzalez's "Why We Should Be Concerned About Language Rights: Language Rights as Human Rights from an Ecological Perspective", with comments from Manoly Lupul. 9. Constitutional Claims for Other Linguistic Groups/Les revendications constitutionelles des autres groupes linguistiques: Dale Gibson's "Heritage Languages and the Constitution"; Wayne MacKay's "Multiculturalism, Heritage Language Rights and All That: The Situation of Allophones in Canada";Ian McGilp and Christopher Dassios's "Potential Constitutional Claims by L inguistic Groups Other than French and English"; Brian Slattery's "Aboriginal Language Rights". 10. Language, Culture and Education/Langue, culture etéducation: Angéline Martel's "Processus initié par la promulgation de l';a rticle 23 de la Charte canadienne des droits et libertés: les revendications scolaires de la minorité de langue officielle française"; Frank McMahon's"Vers l'enseignement de la culture"; Eric Waddell's "Some Thoughts on the Implications of French Immersion for English Canada". 11. The Meech Lake Accord/L'Accord du lac Meech: Deborah Coyne's "Beyond the Meech Lake Accord",with commentary from Claude Morin, Ken McRoberts, and Bryan Schwartz. Occa sional faint pink highlighting throughout, else very good. 60.00

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