Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
How to Cite
Rodríguez, C. M. 2013. Language rights. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
Migration creates linguistic pluralism within immigrant-receiving states, and migrants frequently encounter linguistic barriers upon entry and resettlement into new societies. Immigrant-receiving states therefore confront the need for a language policy, to address utilitarian communication challenges, and to help ensure social cohesion in the face of demographic change.
- cultural diversity;
- indigenous peoples