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ERIC Number: EJ542926
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Language Shift Through Erosion: The Case of the French-Flemish "Westhoek."
Willemyns, Roland
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v18 n1 p54-66 1997
Discusses the consequences of "language shift through erosion" on the basis of an analysis of the gradual disappearance of Dutch as a native language in French Flanders. Sketches the theoretical language-in-contact framework, breaking down the chronological evolution into diglossic, bilingual and (almost) monolingual phases. (37 references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Belgium; France; Netherlands