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Sociolinguistic Histories and the Footprint of German in Eastern Central Europe

Patrick Stevenson and Jenny Carl

in Language and Social Change in Central Europe: Discourses on Policy, Identity and the German Language

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748635986
eISBN:
9780748671472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748635986.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter constructs a historical context for the study of language(s) in central Europe, emphasising its multilingual and multiethnic nature and the tension between the emergence of ‘national’ ... More


From Identity to Commodity: Schooling, Social Selection, and Social Reproduction (Toronto, 1983–1996)

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

A series of ethnographies of French-language minority schools in Ontario, a largely anglophone province, shows how French Canadians cut adrift by Québécois nationalism sought nonetheless to emulate ... More


Neoliberalism and La cause: Modernizing Nationalism at Its Limits (Lelac, 1997–2004)

Monica Heller

in Paths to Post-Nationalism: A Critical Ethnography of Language and Identity

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199746866
eISBN:
9780199827091
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199746866.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Canadian language policy from the 1960s on has been based on the concept of “linguistic duality.” Within the frame of the welfare state, the federal government provided funds for the maintenance of ... More


Concluding Remarks on Linguistic Equality, Strategic Pluralism, and Linguistic Justice

Janny H.C. Leung

in Shallow Equality and Symbolic Jurisprudence in Multilingual Legal Orders

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190210335
eISBN:
9780190210359
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210335.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Since equality is a foundation of liberalism and a moral norm, the value of linguistic equality is easily taken for granted. This chapter offers a characterization of linguistic equality as it is ... More


Tourism and Gender in Linguistic Minority Communities

Joan Pujolar

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines how gender ideologies and relations are projected onto representations of Welsh language and identity in tourism. The chapter does this through a case study of the recent ... More


The challenge of Afrikaans language rights in South African education

Michael Bishop

in Human Rights and Equality in Education: Comparative Perspectives on the Right to Education for Minorities and Disadvantaged Groups

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781447337638
eISBN:
9781447337676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447337638.003.0006
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter explores how the unique South African context affects the way one evaluates the right to own-language education of the White Afrikaans minority. International human rights law affords ... More


What Makes Art Acadian?

Mireille McLaughlin

in Multilingualism and the Periphery

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199945177
eISBN:
9780199333172
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945177.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Acadian cultural production is undergoing transformation as its artistic production enters global markets. Peripheral multilingualism gains value on the global stage as a way to authenticate Acadian ... More


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