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Breton language maintenance and regeneration in regional education policy

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dc.contributor.author Ó hIfearnáin, Tadhg
dc.date.accessioned 2015-01-06T18:11:17Z
dc.date.available 2015-01-06T18:11:17Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4222
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract While the number of Breton speakers continues to decline, there are at last incipient signs that loss is now showing signs of reversal and a new dynamic in favour of the language is becoming established. This chapter focuses on aspects of the intergenerational transmission of Breton and the production of new speakers in the context of Brittany's Regional Council Language Policy. It considers specific complexities of Breton language revival, particularly the critical impact of the division between traditional and revivalist Breton, and the experiences of a generation of Breton language activists who are at the forefront of attitude shift and language regeneration in Brittany in mediating between the two varieties. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Multilingual Matters en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Uniformity and Diversity in Language Policy: Global Perspectives, Norrby, Catrin & Hajek, John, (eds);pt.2, chapter 6, pp. 93-108
dc.relation.uri http://www.multilingual-matters.com/results.asp?isb=9781847694454
dc.subject Breton language en_US
dc.subject language policy en_US
dc.title Breton language maintenance and regeneration in regional education policy en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/bookPart en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.date.updated 2015-01-06T18:03:10Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1390920
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status Peer reviewed


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