Introducing Critical Multilingualism Studies
The editors are happy to announce the inaugural issue of the journal Critical Multilingualism Studies - cms.arizona.edu.
Vol. 1 | Number 1
Mary Louise Pratt
(New York University)
“’If English was good enough for Jesus…”...
Within the language policy and planning literature, coherent and explicit theories of politics and power are rarely evident. Terms such as ‘dominant language’ and ‘minority language’ can mean different things in different contexts. Other terms that tend to be under-theorized include globalization, market economy, and liberalism. On the other hand, within the literature of political theory, a great deal of attention is paid to liberalism, justice, and fairness, but when these frameworks and their...