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The Russian Federation and Russian-Speaking Identity in Latvia

Ammon Cheskin

in Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia: Discursive Identity Strategies

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780748697434
eISBN:
9781474418539
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697434.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

This chapter examines the role of the Russian Federation, as a possible kin-state, in sponsoring and facilitating discursive identity strategies for Latvia’s Russian speakers. The chapter traces ... More


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R. M. W. Dixon

in Edible Gender, Mother-in-Law Style, and Other Grammatical Wonders: Studies in Dyirbal, Yidiñ, and Warrgamay

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198702900
eISBN:
9780191772405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198702900.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics, Language Families

The chapter begins by stressing that language is a social phenomenon and how one can only fully comprehend the interwoven underpinnings and implications of a language through having some familiarity ... More


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