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Regulatory Environment, Linguistic Inequalities, and New Opportunities for Hungarian Minority Interest Representation in Romania

  • Zsombor Csata
  • László MaráczEmail author
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Abstract

In an interdisciplinary approach, the study discusses the legal and socioeconomic aspects of Hungarian minority language use in the northwestern part of Romania, Transylvania. It presents traditional and innovative models of language activism in the region and discusses how supranational rules and market deregulation that followed the EU membership of the country opened up new possibilities for a “grassroots,” spontaneous expansion of multilingualism in the economy and in society in general.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Magyar Tudományos Akadémia (MTA)BudapestHungary
  2. 2.Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai/Babeș-Bolyai Tudományegyetem/Babeș-Bolyai-UniversitätCluj-Napoca/Kolozsvár/KlausenburgRomania
  3. 3.Universiteit van AmsterdamAmsterdamNetherlands

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