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Language and national identity

Trevor Waters

Language and national identity

a source of conflict in Post-Communist Europe

by Trevor Waters

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Published by Conflict Studies Research Centre in Camberley .
Written in English


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StatementTrevor Waters.
SeriesConflict Studies Research Centre -- G64
ContributionsConflict Studies Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination8p. ;
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Open LibraryOL18349512M

INTRODUCTION. When I published a book called Language, Society and Identity in , the final word in the title was not a particularly common one in the social-scientific literature. There had, of course, existed all sorts of studies of ethnic and national affiliation – largely from political and historical perspectives – but it is only in the last few decades that studies of identity Author: John Edwards.   The language we use forms an important part of our sense of who we are - of our identity. This book outlines the relationship between our identity as members of groups - ethnic, national, religious and gender - and the language varieties important to each group.

  The book is organized in three sections: Globalization and its Impact on Language Policies, Culture, and Identity; Language Policy and the Social (Re)construction of National Cultural Identity; Language Policy and Language Politics: The Role of by: Language and the National Identity Knowledge of a foreign language doesn’t automatically make a person a representative of another culture Languages are often victims of politicians and society manipulations in various movements for independence and other similar formations of national identity.

  But the worst would be to impose Hindi as the national language. It will compromise our many wonderful regional languages, the languages that give us our identity, our sense of belonging. A.   This is necessary for the obvious reason that a common language would create solidarity and instil a sense of national identity and pride. However, in the pursuit of attaining competence in the language of "commodity" and "enterprise," many minority .


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