Language Rights and Linguistic Justice
Humboldt University of Berlin - School of Business and Economics
October 26, 2009
LINGVAJ RAJTOJ KAJ LINGVA JUSTECO: LA ARTO LABORI KUNE: FESTLIBRO POR HUMPHREY TONKIN, pp. 97-103, Detlev Blanke and Ulrich Lins, eds., Rotterdam: UEA, 2010
The paper gives a short overview of economic theories of justice and applies this to linguistic rights. Linguistic rights are defined in terms of status planning in specific domains. The point of departure is cost-benefit analysis which is extended in order to take account of distributional issues.
Keywords: cost-benefit analysis, language rights, status planning
JEL Classification: D61, D62, D63, D69Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: April 7, 2011 ; Last revised: April 9, 2011
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