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Title: Language and Conflict in Northern Ireland and Canada
Subtitle: A Silent War
Written By: Janet Muller

In a unique contribution to understanding the interaction of language
policy and planning in modern conflict resolution, Janet Muller provides an
insider account of the search for improved status for the Irish language in
Northern Ireland from the 1980s.

List of Figures and Tables
A Silent War. Conflict Resolution and Language Policy and Planning in
Northern Ireland and Quebec / Canada
The Irish Language in the North of Ireland: Census Statistics Education
The Irish Language and the Good Friday Agreement
The Ratification and Application of the European Charter for Regional or
Minority Languages in Respect of Irish
Irish Language Broadcasting since the Good Friday Agreement: Sop in áit na
scuaibe? Sword or Ploughshare?
The British Government Commitment to Enact the Irish Language Act.
Submissions from voluntary and state sector Irish language organisations to
the First Public Consultation on Proposed Irish Language Legislation for NI
Submissions of the Political Parties to the First Public Consultation on
Proposed Irish Language Legislation for NI
Submissions from Key Public Bodies and a 20 per cent Sample of Individual
Responses to the Public Consultation on the Proposed Irish Language Legislation
Quebec v. The Rest in the Twenty-First Century. Coming-of-Age or Losing the

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Irish
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0230230652
ISBN-13: 9780230230651
Prices: U.K. £ 55.00