Minority Language Promotion, Protection and Regulation

The Mask of Piety

  • Colin H. Williams

Part of the Language and Globalization book series (LAGL)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 300-343

About this book


This is an analysis of the promises and contradictions surrounding contemporary minority language policy. It draws on theoretical and real-world perspectives and interviews with key players within European institutions together with field work undertaken principally in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Basque Country, Catalonia and Canada.


Minority languages language policy regulation Canada comparative Europe interview Ireland language logic mask minority language nature play policy Scotland

Authors and affiliations

  • Colin H. Williams
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  1. 1.School of WelshCardiff UniversityUK

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