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ERIC Number: EJ532596
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Language Maintenance and Language Shift as Strategies of Social Reproduction.
O Riagain, Padraig
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v15 n2-3 p179-97 1994
Discusses strategies of social mobility involving education, occupational or residential change, and migration as well as the implications for language behavior of these strategies. The article assesses current theories of language maintenance and shift, drawing on network concepts and referring to change in an Irish-speaking community in southwest Ireland. (35 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Ireland