A vivid commentary on Jewish survival and Jewish speech communities that will be enjoyed by the general reader, and is essential reading for students and researchers interested in the study of Middle Eastern languages, Jewish studies, and sociolinguistics.
Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities
Adopting a post-structuralist approach in analyzing the Euromosaic data
about European minority language groups, Glyn Williams argues that
different states construct minority language groups and speakers in
different ways. This leads to an argument about the nature of democracy and
how the current changes in governmental discourses accommodate linguistic
and cultural diversity.