Author:Konstantin Zamyatin

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An Official Status for Minority Languages?

By: Konstantin Zamyatin

Price: $61.00

Publisher: Finland, Bookstore Tiedekirja: 2014

Seller ID: 116556

ISBN: 9525667537

Condition: New


This study focuses on the phenomenon of granting an official status for minority languages. The aim of this research is to explore the formation and configuration of the official status of state languages in Finno-Ugric Republics of the Russian Federation, in order to understand the reasons for their designation and to shed light on the specifics of the official status in the case of minority languages. In the case of minority languages their official status functions foremost and often exclusively as a national symbol. Unless the minority language is the sole official language of the region, ... View more info