Description - Language, Power and Identity Politics by Mairead Nic Craith
Dominance, identity and resistance are key themes in this examination of language in global, virtual and local settings. It focuses on world languages, linguistic rights and minority protection. Case studies explore the social strategies employed by migrants speaking non-indigenous tongues and the effect of religion in sensitive political contexts.
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Author Biography - Mairead Nic Craith
MARY DELARGY is a Research Associate for Ethnic Minorities, Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages, University of Ulster, UK JOHN DUNLOP is a Minister of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland REBECCA FONG is Senior Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language, University of the West of England, UK DIARMAIT MAC GIOLLA CHRIOST is a Lecturer in the School of Welsh at Cardiff University, UK PHILIP MCDERMOTT is currently a Doctorate Student at the University of Ulster's Academy for Irish Cultural Heritages, UK ROBERT PHILLIPSON is Chair at the Faculty of Languages, Culture and Communication of Copenhagen Business School, Denmark JAVAID REHMAN is Chair in Law at Brunel University, UK JANE SAVILLE is Senior Lecturer in English as a Foreign Language and European Studies, University of the West of England, UK MARKUS WARASIN is currently working in the European Public Service as a Civil Servant in the Citizens' Rights and Constitutional Affairs Directorate of the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium