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        1.    Sarah Ashley, Language and Conflict in Northern Ireland and Canada: Muller

Message 1: Language and Conflict in Northern Ireland and Canada: Muller
Date: 30-Jul-2010
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Subject: Language and Conflict in Northern Ireland and Canada: Muller
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Title: Language and Conflict in Northern Ireland and Canada Subtitle: A Silent War Published: 2010 Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

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Author: Janet Muller Hardback: ISBN: 9780230230651 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 55.00

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

ContentsList of Figures and TablesAcknowledgementsAbbreviationsIntroductionA Silent War. Conflict Resolution and Language Policy and Planning inNorthern Ireland and Quebec / CanadaThe Irish Language in the North of Ireland: Census Statistics EducationThe Irish Language and the Good Friday AgreementThe Ratification and Application of the European Charter for Regional orMinority Languages in Respect of IrishIrish Language Broadcasting since the Good Friday Agreement: Sop in áit nascuaibe? Sword or Ploughshare?The British Government Commitment to Enact the Irish Language Act.Submissions from voluntary and state sector Irish language organisations tothe First Public Consultation on Proposed Irish Language Legislation for NISubmissions of the Political Parties to the First Public Consultation onProposed Irish Language Legislation for NISubmissions from Key Public Bodies and a 20 per cent Sample of IndividualResponses to the Public Consultation on the Proposed Irish Language LegislationQuebec v. The Rest in the Twenty-First Century. Coming-of-Age or Losing thePlot?ConclusionsEndnotesReferencesIndex

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): Gaelic, Irish (gle)
Written In: English (eng )

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