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Language Planning and National Identity in Croatia

  • Keith Langston
  • Anita Peti-Stantić

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. The Croatian Language Question in Context

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 3-16
    3. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 17-45
    4. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 75-112
  3. Croatian Language Policy and Planning in the 1990s and Beyond

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 113-113
    2. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 115-129
    3. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 147-172
    4. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 173-211
    5. Keith Langston, Anita Peti-Stantić
      Pages 271-283
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 284-344

About this book

Introduction

Following the collapse of the former Yugoslavia, Croatian was declared to be a separate language, distinct from Serbian, and linguistic issues became highly politicized. This book examines the changing status and norms of the Croatian language and its relationship to Croatian national identity, focusing on the period after Croatian independence.

Keywords

Croatian language language planning sociolinguistics national identity concept history history of literature identity ideology independence language language policy media model planning policy purism standardization Yugoslavia

Authors and affiliations

  • Keith Langston
    • 1
  • Anita Peti-Stantić
    • 2
  1. 1.University of GeorgiaUSA
  2. 2.University of ZagrebCroatia

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