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Language Planning in Slovakia: Nation-Building in the Context of European Integration

  • Marián Sloboda
  • Lucia Molnár Satinská
  • Mira Nábělková
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Abstract

This chapter describes and discusses language planning in the territory of today’s Slovakia in its historical development. The discussion focuses especially on language-planning developments in Slovakia since the disintegration of the Czech-Slovak federation in 1992/1993—such as debates in the country about the influence of Czech, the social-linguistic ramifications of the new policies on minority-language rights and their relationship to international legal standards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marián Sloboda
    • 1
  • Lucia Molnár Satinská
    • 2
  • Mira Nábělková
    • 1
  1. 1.Charles UniversityPragueCzechia
  2. 2.Slovak Academy of SciencesBratislavaSlovakia

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