Description - Language, Ethnicity and the State by Camille C. O'Reilly
Developments in the European Union over the last decade have been largely positive from the perspective of stateless and minority ethnic groups and the survival and prosperity of minority languages. This selection of sociologically and ethnographically oriented work enables the reader to compare developments in different ethno-linguistic revival movements within the European Union. The contributions also explore the impact of EU policy and discourse on the individual movements and the orientation of Western Europe as a whole towards linguistic heterogeneity and cultural diversity. A companion volume (0-333-92924-1) examines the status of minority languages in post-1989 Eastern Europe.
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TOM CHEESMAN Lecturer in Gemran, University of Wales, Swansea SUSAN DiGIACOMO Adjunct Professor, Department of Anthropology, Middlebury College, University of Massachusetts ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Southern Mississippi DONAL O. RIAGAIN Member of the Advisory Council of the European Centre for Minority Issues JARO STACUL Research Associate, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge LENORA TIMM Professor of Chair of Linguistics, University of California, Davis