|Title of host publication||The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics|
|Editors||Carol A. Chapelle|
|Number of pages||6|
|Place of Publication||Chichester|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
Key factors that account for European languages and Christianity being transplanted worldwide are identified. The privileged position of excolonial languages has been consolidated through Western influence on educational policies and linguistic imperialism. The existence of alternative language policies that create greater social justice shows that much-needed change is possible.