LINGUIST List 23.2338

Wed May 16 2012

Media: Minority Languages of Russia in Flux

Editor for this issue: Elyssa Winzeler <>

Date: 21-Apr-2012
From: Brent Woo <>
Subject: Minority Languages of Russia in Flux
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Russia has traditionally always been a multilingual state but to what extentthe government supports or discourages use of minority languages hasvaried. This article describes the successes and failures of some cases ofminority language education, employment, and preservation.

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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

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