Language Policy contributes to the growth of the field by publishing high-quality studies that help build a sound theoretical understanding of the subject area. It presents papers that deal with the widest range of cases, situations and regions.

This journal covers both language policy and educational policy. It presents policies concerning the status and form of languages as well as acquisition policies pertaining to the teaching and learning of languages. It contains detailed accounts of promoting and managing language policy and research papers on the development, implementation and effects of language policy in all regions of the world and under different conditions. The journal also includes empirical studies that contribute to a theory of language policy.

In addition, Language Policy examines policy development by governments and governmental agencies, non-governmental organizations and business enterprises as well as attempts made by ethnic, religious and minority groups to establish, resist, or modify language policies.

  • Helps build a sound theoretical understanding of issues in language policy and educational policy.
  • Presents papers that deal with the widest range of cases, situations and regions.
  • Contains detailed accounts of promoting and managing language policy and research papers on the development, implementation and effects of language policy in all regions of the world and under different conditions.
  • Includes empirical studies that contribute to a theory of language policy and educational policy.
Editors-in-chief
  • Helen Kelly-Holmes,
  • Kate Menken
Publishing model
Hybrid. Open Choice – What is this?
Impact
Impact factor: 1.000 (2018)
Five year impact factor: 2.316 (2018)
Speed
Submission to first decision: 67 days
Acceptance to publication: 21 days
Usage
Downloads: 68,417 (2018)

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About this journal

Electronic ISSN
1573-1863
Print ISSN
1568-4555
Abstracted and indexed in
  1. Arts & Humanities Citation Index
  2. Current Contents/Arts and Humanities
  3. EBSCO Communication
  4. EBSCO Communication & Mass Media Complete
  5. EBSCO Discovery Service
  6. EBSCO Linguistics Abstracts Online
  7. ERIC
  8. ERIH PLUS
  9. Gale
  10. Gale Academic OneFile
  11. Google Scholar
  12. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  13. Journal Citation Reports/Social Sciences Edition
  14. MLA International Bibliography
  15. Naver
  16. OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  17. ProQuest Linguistics and Language Behavior Abstracts (LLBA)
  18. ProQuest Social Science Collection
  19. ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  20. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  21. SCImago
  22. SCOPUS
  23. Social Science Citation Index
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