Language and Politics in the United States and Canada: Myths and Realities

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Subject Index

A
AAVE, see African American Vernacular English
Aboriginal, see Native peoples and languages
Acadia (l'Acadie), x, 18, 21, 74, 79-80, 189, 305, 308
Accent, 175-177, 303, 310
accent discrimination, 175-177
Accommodation, xi, 14, 19-20, 23, 34, 38, 62, 72, 168, 185, 201-203, 274, 277
Acculturation, 218
Adaptive strategies, 301, 311-313
Adult basic education (ABE), 260-263
Adult Education Act ( USA), 253-254, 262
Advocates for Indigenous California Language Survival, 161
Affirmative action, 6, 50, 92, 96, 247, 322
African American Vernacular English
(AAVE), 340-341
African Americans, 2, 41, 62, 64, 91, 103-105, 213, 237, 324, 326
Alaska Native Language Center, 160
Alliance for the Preservation of English in Canada (APEC), 101, 274, 283-292, 296
Allophone, 50, 52-53, 55, 85, 198, 201-203, 247, 310
American Defense Society, 90
American Institutes for Research (AIR), 96
Americanization, 90, 101, 103, 213, 224, 228, 230-232, 235-237
Amish, 234, 303
Anglicization, 76, 301, 305-309
Anglo-Saxonism, 101
APEC, see Alliance for the Preservation of English in Canada
Assimilation, xi, 2, 5, 8, 12, 14-15, 18-19, 27, 34, 41, 43-46, 50-51, 53, 57, 59, 61-62, 65-67, 76, 88, 104-105, 154, 157-158, 161, 187, 212-213, 219, 230-231, 302-304, 308-309, 313
Australian Language and Literacy Policy, 86

B
B. and B. Commission, see Royal Commission on Bilingualism and Biculturalism
Backlash/resistance, 17, 35, 67, 86-87, 95, 97, 126, 145, 158, 254, 270, 275, 290, 310
Baker, K., 88, 96
Belgium, 5, 54, 78, 317, 329
Bennett Law, 218
Bilingual districts, 48, 78, 274-276
Bilingual Districts Advisory Board
(BDAB) ( Canada), 274-276
Bilingual Education Act (BEA) ( USA), x, 41, 74, 76, 78, 80, 87-89, 91-100, 102, 106, 108-109, 254-255
Bilingual services, 27, 181, 193, 273, 286, 328-329

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