Book Chapter Details
Mandatory Fields
Walsh, J.
2020 February
New Speakers of Irish in the Global Context: New Revival?
'New speakers of Irish and identities'
Routledge
London
Published
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Optional Fields
new speakers, Irish language, language and identity, sociolinguistics, language ideology
This chapter examines the links between the Irish language and identity in the discourses of new speakers. Despite the strong historical association of Irish with national ethnocultural identity, the chapter identifies a wider range of identity constellations to which new speakers adhere. These include linguistic identities based primarily on Irish or English, or standard language versus dialect. Some participants articulate ambiguous, mixed or qualified linguistic identities. The chapter concludes with an analysis of the intersection between linguistic and sexual identities.
9781138243385
https://www.routledge.com/New-Speakers-of-Irish-in-the-Global-Context-New-Revival/ORourke-Walsh/p/book/9781138243385
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Grant Details
EU
COST Action IS1306 - New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe: Opportunities and Challenges
Publication Themes
Applied Social Sciences and Public Policy