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Minority languages in Europe

frameworks, status, prospects

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe.
    • Subjects:
    • Linguistic minorities -- Europe,
    • Language policy -- Europe

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Gabrielle Hogan-Brun and Stefan Wolff.
      ContributionsHogan-Brun, Gabrielle, 1955-, Wolff, Stefan, 1969-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP119.315 .M5624 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3687309M
      ISBN 101403903964
      LC Control Number2003051976


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Rows  Most languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family. Out of a total population of million (as of ), some 94% are native speakers of an Indo-European language; within Indo-European, the three largest phyla are Romance, Germanic, and Slavic with more than million speakers each, between them accounting for close to 90% of Europeans.

Exploring these questions has led to an increasing amount of research being undertaken on various aspects of bilingualism in minority language areas in Europe.

The book contributes to this debate and underlines the relevance and significance of bilingualism in the specific context where European minority languages are still spoken. 'This book provides a highly useful interdisciplinary treatment of the challenges and opportunities confronting minority languages in Europe.

Although problem spots change over time, some fundamental questions keep resurfacing, and the legal and institutional approaches in the first chapters of this volume offer a well-balanced introduction to essential aspects of minority language : Paperback.

Map of languages in Europe - from Titus UNESCO Red Book on Endangered Languages: Europe - report by Tapani Salminen Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire; The Alphabets of Europe - by Michael Everson GeoNative - Placenames in minority languages DiaLinks - European dialect links.

Minority languages in Europe, as part of a common cultural heritage, need protection. The contributions to this book reflect urgent, stimulating and productive debates among researchers in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, politics and sociology, and among language activists and policy makers.

: National, Regional and Minority Languages in Europe: Contributions to the Annual Conference of EFNIL in Dublin (Duisburger Arbeiten zur Sprach- und Kulturwissenschaft) (): Gerhard Stickel (EFNIL): Books.

Get this from a library. BILINGUALISM AND MINORITY LANGUAGES IN EUROPE. [FRASER LAUCHLAN] -- This collection considers such issues as the cognitive, linguistic and emotional benefits of speaking two languages, the perceptions, attitudes and issues relating to identity in minority language.

Minority languages in Europe, as part of a common cultural heritage, need protection. The contributions to this book reflect urgent, stimulating and productive debates among researchers in sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, politics and sociology, and among language activists and.

The immigrant minority languages of Europe. In a so-called White book, the European Commission () opted for trilingualism as. a policy goal for all European citizens.

This volume contains a selection of papers based on presentations given at the international conference entitled "The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages: Achievements and Challenges", co-organised by the Council of Europe, the Government of Spain, the Government of the Basque Country and the University of the Basque Country, which was held in Bilbao (Spain) on 20 and 21 April.

The most important international documents on linguistic rights: the ECRML, the relevant articles of the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the relevant OSCE documents, all reflect a minority-focused language rights ile, the European Union is officially promoting the idea of multilingualism both in Cited by: 4.

This book presents research on the situation minority language schoolchildren face when they need to learn languages of international communication, in particular English.

Minority rights in Europe. Hugh Miall. Council on Foreign Relations Press, Nov 1, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are international law Irish governments issue Italian Kosovo Albanians legislation linguistic Macedonian majority measures ment minority languages minority protection minority rights Muslim.

Minority Languages from Western Europe and Russia Comparative Approaches and Categorical Configurations. Editors: Moskvitcheva, Svetlana, Viaut, Alain (Eds.) Buy this book eB59 € price for Spain (gross) Buy eBook ISBN Minority language protection in Europe: into a new decade (Regional or Minority Languages, No.8) () This volume contains a selection of papers based on presentations given at the international conference entitled "The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages: Achievements.

The book also introduces a new tool, the European Language Vitality Barometer, for assessing the maintenance of minority languages on the basis of survey data. The book is based on the European Language Diversity for All (ELDIA) research project which was funded by the European Commission (7th framework programme, –).Author: Johanna Laakso.

The political and social upheavals following have had a significant impact on the minority languages of Eastern Europe. There have been attempts at enlightened treatment of minority linguistic groups in some of the new states but in others such groups have been openly : The book supplies profiles of the language families of Europe, including the sign languages.

It also discusses the areal typology, paying attention to the Standard Average European, Balkan, Baltic and Mediterranean convergence areas. Separate chapters deal with the old and new minority languages and with non-standard varieties.

When the legitimate concerns of both majorities and minorities regarding language use are accommodated, tensions are greatly reduced. Both sides need to compromise and recognize their mutual rights and responsibilities.

This can be achieved through efforts to ensure multilingualism throughout society, and through using positive rather than punitive measures. If one language is promoted at the. This book offers a comparative approach within a general framework of studies on minority languages of Western Europe and Russia and former Soviet space, focusing on linguistic, legal and categorization aspects.

It is connected to a comparative study of the semantic contents of the terms referring to the different categories of these languages. The Eurobarometer Report “Europeans and their languages” was published last month and makes fascinating reading.

To begin with, it’s always heartening to see the value the European Union places on linguistic and cultural diversity: There are 23 officially recognised languages, more than 60 indigenous regional and minority languages, and many non-indigenous languages Author: Ingrid Piller.

languages that are spoken by a minority of people in a region or country in Europe, usually in competition with the more dominant, established, and internationally-recognised language of the State.

Amazonian languages. In Europe, the newly recognized duty to support minority languages has been cast prepared to accept it. This is the ECRML, the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages, adopted in under the auspices of the Council of Europe, File Size: 80KB.

This book engages critically with debates about linguistic continuity and cultural survival in relation to Europe's authochthonous minorities. Focusing on Scotland's Gaels and Lusatia's Sorbs/Wends, it analyses and evaluates competing assumptions, rationales and ideologies which have shaped previous and present language revitalisation initiatives and that continue to pose dilemmas to language.

The book takes minority languages as a starting point and it bridges local and global perspectives in the analysis of multilingual education contexts. It examines the interaction of minority languages and cultures, majority languages and lingua franca-s in a variety of settings across different regions and countries on all.

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InCornish was recognised by the UK government under the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages, and the council began funding bilingual signage. The political and social upheavals following have had a significant impact on the minority languages of Eastern Europe.

There have been attempts at enlightened treatment of minority linguistic groups in some of the new states but in others such groups have been openly oppressed. This volume. Language groups warn referendum result could be ‘disastrous’ for minority languages Wed,Updated: Wed,Éanna Ó CaollaíAuthor: Éanna Ó Caollaí.

In a major initiative designed to at least moderate what has variously ranged from neglect to assault of languages other than national standards, the Council of Europe's European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages outlines in some detail provisions that member states pledge to take to guarantee 'the right to use a regional or.

The European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages (ECRML) is a European treaty (CETS ) adopted in under the auspices of the Council of Europe to protect and promote historical regional and minority languages in Europe.

It only applies to languages traditionally used by the nationals of the State Parties (thus excluding languages. One of the limits, but not necessarily a weakness, of this book is its narrow focus on “indigenous” minority languages in Western Europe, a focus that excludes “immigrant languages” not to mention minority languages around the world (for an insightful discussion that addresses some aspects of this research gap see pp.

).Author: Jaffer Sheyholislami. Last week, Professor Josu Amezaga from the University of the Basque Country, Spain, visited Macquarie University to speak about minority languages: what they are and why they should be given space in the ongoing conversation about linguistic diversity.

Participating in this seminar was a timely opportunity as I embark on my PhD journey. I realized that it is one thing to read books and Author: Pia Tenedero. Buy Minority Languages and Cultural Diversity in Europe: Gaelic and Sorbian Perspectives (Linguistic Diversity & Language Rights) (Linguistic Diversity and Language Rights) by Glaser, Konstanze (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The aim of the book is threefold: (a) to inform the large public, both local and international, about the sociolinguistic and related issues regarding the minority languages of Botswana, (b) to provide facts about the state and future trends of the minority languages in order to sensitise the public and the relevant authorities about the issues.

all around us. Minority languages may also have a place alongside ma-jority forms of communication. The International Committee for the De-fense of the Breton Language sug-gests that early bilingualism can help prepare young people to master several languages, which will be an advantage—if not a necessity—for the future in Europe.

all around us. Minority languages may also have a place alongside majority forms of communication. The International Committee for the Defense of the Breton Language suggests that early bilingualism can help prepare young people to master several languages, which will be an advantage—if not a necessity—for the future in Europe.

Promoting and Protecting. Minority Rights. A Guide for Advocates. Designed and printed at United Nations, Geneva (E) – November – 3, – HR/PUB/12/7. United Nations publications. Sales No. EXIV.1 ISBN File Size: 1MB. Multilingualism and language teaching in Europe: the case of Frisian and the work of the Mercator European Research Centre.

In Karsten, E. & de Graaf, T. (Eds.), Sustaining indigenous knowledge: learning tools and community initiatives for preserving endangered languages and local cultural heritage (pp.

17 – 34). CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): In her study of two minority languages in danger of extinction, Gaelic of Scotland and Sorbian of Lusatia, Glaser examines the ways in which perception of identity is linked to language in her book Minority Languages and Cultural Diversity in Europe.

The author chose, to the readers’ benefit, to interview leaders of.The Bible is the most translated book, followed by Pinocchio. The English word “alphabet” comes from the first two letters of the Greek alphabet – alpha and beta. 2, of the world’s languages are in danger of becoming extinct and about one language becomes extinct every two weeks.

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