ERIC Number: ED386035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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Linguistic Minorities, Society and Territory. Multilingual Matters 78.
Williams, Colin H., Ed.
Papers on the situation of linguistic minorities in Western Europe and Canada include: "Linguistic Minorities: West European and Canadian Perspectives" (Colin H. Williams); "Geographical Aspects of Minority Language Situations in Italy" (Paul White); "Defining the Gaeltacht: Dilemmas in Irish Language Planning" (Reg Hindley); "The Geolinguistics of Breton" (Humphrey Lloyd Humphreys); "Language-Retreat and Regeneration in the Present-Day Scottish Gaidhealtachd" (Kenneth MacKinnon); "An Essay in Historical Geolinguistics: Gaelic Speaking in Urban Lowland Scotland in 1891" (C. W. J. Withers); "What Future for Scotland's Gaelic-Speaking Communities?" (Clive James); "Bicultural Conflict in the Context of the Core-Periphery Model" (Don Cartwright); "The Spatial Organisation of Language in Canada, 1981" (John de Vries); "Gaelic in Nova Scotia" (John Edwards); "Language Made Visible: Representation in Geolinguistics" (J. Ambrose, C. H. Williams); and "Sound Language Planning Is Holistic in Nature" (Colin H. Williams). Contents are indexed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Culture Conflict, Diachronic Linguistics, Foreign Countries, Geographic Distribution, Irish, Language Maintenance, Language Planning, Language Research, Language Role, Minority Groups, Uncommonly Taught Languages
Multilingual Matters Ltd., 1900 Frost Road, Suite 101, Bristol, PA 19007 (paperback: ISBN-1-85359-131-9; hardback: ISBN-1-85359-132-7).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Identifiers - Location: Canada; Europe; Ireland; Italy; United Kingdom (Scotland)