Peer-Reviewed Journal Details
Mandatory Fields
” hIfearnŠin, Tadhg
2015
Unknown
Sociolinguistica
Back to the Future: Standard and language standards in contemporary Manx Gaelic
Published
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Optional Fields
Language planning; standard language; Manx Gaelic; authority in language; language shift; language revival
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The article focuses on the language standards and perceptions of an authoritative target variety in contemporary Manx Gaelic language which is native to the Isle of Man, a quasi-independent island polity in the Irish Sea. It highlights the opportunities of and remarkable level of institutionalisation along with the expansion of adult learning. An overview on the Haugen's fourfold language planning model including processes of selection, codification, elaboration and implementation, is provided.
0933-1883
http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/soci.2015.29.issue-1/soci-2015-0008/soci-2015-0008.xml?format=INT
10.1515/soci-2015-0008
Grant Details
Publication Themes
Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy, Humanities in Context