Fourth International Conference on Minority Languages: Western and Eastern European papers

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Durk Gorter
Multilingual Matters, 1990 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 197 pages
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A compilation of papers taken from the Fourth International Conference on Minority Languages. While the first volume focused on the more theoretically orientated papers, this volume emphasizes the inventorial or descriptive approach.
 

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Contents

A Social Psychological
11
Which Prospects?
43
Language Maintenance and Viability in the Contemporary
69
Welsh Linguistic Implications
91
A Demolinguistic Analysis of the Basque Autonomous
115
The Importance of Attitudes
135
National Minority Languages in Media and Education in Poland
149
The Siberian Estonians and Language Policy
175
Contents of Volume 1
196
Introduction
197
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About the author (1990)

Durk Gorter is head of the Social Sciences research group at the Fryske Akademy/Universiteit van Amsterdam and part-time professor of Frisian sociolinguistics at the Universiteit van Amsterdam. He has published on the sociolinguistics of Frisian, minority languages in Europe, trilingual education and language policy.The articles are written by experts on sociolinguistics and applied linguistics who are all involved in the study of multilingualism in its social context.

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