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Integration and empowerment of immigrant language minorities

Lüdi, Georges. (2011) Integration and empowerment of immigrant language minorities. In: Towards multilingualism and the inclusion of cultural diversity. Kassel, pp. 129-152.

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Abstract

Obviously, there are different kinds of language minorities. This paper does not treat historical, territorial ones, but rather the unrecognized minorities formed by groups speaking minoritized languages of immigration in Western Europe and in particular in Switzerland. After a short presentation of the demolinguistic situation in Switzerland, we will talk about power relations between dominant and dominated languages, about empowerment and, at the end, about the possibility of finding plurilingual solutions to the world’s communication problems.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Departement Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften > Ehemalige Einheiten Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften > Französische Linguistik (Lüdi)
UniBasel Contributors:Lüdi, Georges
Item Type:Book Section, refereed
Book Section Subtype:Further Contribution in a Book
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Kassel University Press
ISBN:978-3-86219-222-9
Series Name:Interkulturalität und Mehrsprachigkeit
Issue Number:Bd. 3
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Book item
Last Modified:25 Oct 2013 08:33
Deposited On:25 Oct 2013 08:33

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