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Published by Multilingual Matters in Clevedon, Avon, England, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Linguistic minorities.,
  • Areal linguistics.,
  • Language planning.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Colin H. Williams.
    SeriesMultilingual matters ;, 78, Multilingual matters (Series) ;, 78.
    ContributionsWilliams, Colin H., 1950-, North Staffordshire Polytechnic. Dept. of Geography and Recreation Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP119.315 .L568 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 330 p. :
    Number of Pages330
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1538231M
    ISBN 101853591327, 1853591319
    LC Control Number91016627

    The United Kingdom was created by subjugating various ethnic and linguistic minorities—the Welsh, the Cornish, the Scots, the Irish—and colonizing part of Ireland. France was created by subjugating and marginalizing Bretons, Basques, Occitanians, Germans, and Savoyards.


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Teresa Turell, is innovative inasmuch as it covers the serious need for deep and extensive research in a linguistic field which deserves full : Rodriguez Anon, Marta Ma. This article mainly focuses on the role of multination federalism in protecting linguistic minorities from assimilation or crumbling to/from the majority in a multination federacy like Ethiopia.

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Society About the Society for Linguistic Anthropology (SLA) Linguistic Anthropology is the comparative study of the ways in which language shapes social life.

It explores the many ways in which practices of language use shape patterns of communication, formulate categories of social identity and group membership, organize large-scale cultural beliefs and ideologies, and, in conjunction with. Education is of utmost importance for the preservationand facilitation of the culture and identity for all human beings.

In the global context, persons belonging to the minorities are easilymarginalized in this realm. Institutional obstacles for minorities in the existing education systems can be found across the stic minorities have to acquire knowledge through the official. Stavroula Pipyrou Novem Inthe implementation of act no.

finally created the opportunity to link linguistic minorities in Italy directly with local self-government. After the demarcation of their territories by the provincial councils, the linguistic minorities recognized by act no. were granted the right to use their languages in the field of education both as a.