The State, the Activists and the Islanders : Language Policy on Corsica

This analysis of language policy on Corsica provides the first study of the three levels of language policy existing on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. It focuses on the key participants - the State, the language activists and the islanders - in the language debate that has taken place across t...

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Main Author: Blackwood, Robert J.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 2008, 2008
Edition:1st ed. 2008
Series:Language Policy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • From the contents Chapter One. Corsica, the poor relation
  • Chapter Two. Corsica, a Genoese island
  • Chapter Three. The Third Republic and a new century
  • Chapter Four. The loi Deixonne – language management against the grain
  • Chapter Five. The final decades of the twentieth century
  • Chapter Six. Language beliefs influencing language management
  • Chapter Seven. The islanders – a longitudinal study
  • Chapter Eight. The conclusions – two languages, two policies? Appendix A. Bibliography