New Speakers of Minority Languages: Belonging and Legitimacy

Serralvo, Maite Puigdevall
May 2014
DIGITHUM;mai2014, Issue 16, p44
Academic Journal
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports in the issue on topics including the analysis of Irish speakers, the identification of profiles of Galician speakers, and the strategy undertaken by Basque speakers.


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