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.
Europe is going through a period of sustained and extensive social,
political and economic transition, with language playing a pivotal role in
this complex process. The papers in this volume address key issues
including: nature and extent of multilingualism and multiculturalism; the
role of English in the Europe Union; language, languages and democracy; and
language and literacy development in emerging contexts.