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Multilingualism and Ideology

  1. Adrian Blackledge

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0798

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Blackledge, A. 2012. Multilingualism and Ideology. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Language ideologies include the values, practices, and beliefs associated with language use by speakers, and the discourse which constructs values and beliefs at state, institutional, national, and global levels.


  • bilingualism;
  • language planning;
  • language policy;
  • ideology;
  • multilingualism