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Language Policy
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Minority Languages from Western Europe and Russia

Comparative Approaches and Categorical Configurations

Editors: Moskvitcheva, Svetlana, Viaut, Alain (Eds.)

  • Offers a typological approach to the various subcategories of immigration languages from Western Europe to Russia
  • Includes a special focus on prototypical notions of minority languages in Russia
  • Adopts a multidisciplinary approach including linguistic, educational and legal aspects of minority languages in Europe and Russia
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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 volume features multidisciplinary approaches, first linguistic (sociolinguistic and semantic) and legal, and investigates the limits of country-to-country comparisons, mirroring cases from France, Spain, and China with their counterparts from Soviet and later Russian configurations. Special examples, from a region as Ingria and a country as Tajikistan, help to contextualize this approach. In addition, the notion of migration languages, also minority languages, is studied in bilingual contexts, both from external (German, Greek, Chinese ...) and internal origins (Chuvash), linked to the urbanization in contemporary societies that has fostered the presence of these languages in major cities.



Buy this book

eBook 59,49 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: December 14, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-24340-1
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Hardcover 103,99 €
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  • Due: December 14, 2019
  • ISBN 978-3-030-24339-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Minority Languages from Western Europe and Russia
Book Subtitle
Comparative Approaches and Categorical Configurations
Editors
  • Svetlana Moskvitcheva
  • Alain Viaut
Series Title
Language Policy
Series Volume
21
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-24340-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-24340-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-24339-5
Series ISSN
1571-5361
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VII, 160
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations
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