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ERIC Number: EJ678015
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0965-8416
From "Muteness" to Eloquence: Immigrants' Narratives about Languages.
Yelenevskaya, Maria N.; Fialkova, Larisa
Language Awareness, v12 n1 p30-48 2003
Examines personal narratives of immigrants to israel from the former Soviet Union. Interviews conducted in Russian reveal awareness that language is a status category and that the attitude towards minority languages is the Soviet Union has been transferred to the linguistic situation in Israel. In the situation of emerging bilingualism, immigrants separate domains in which they use different language sand assign different symbolic value to them. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Israel; USSR