Skip to main content
padlock icon - secure page this page is secure

Language revitalisation and social transformation: evaluating the language policy frameworks of sub-state governments in Wales and Scotland

Buy Article:

$32.15 + tax (Refund Policy)

Efforts by European sub-state governments to revitalise minority languages are increasingly common. This article investigates whether these revitalisation efforts have considered the implications of contemporary social change, by utilising content analysis methods to analyse policy documents in two cases, Wales and Scotland. In concluding that engagement with social change is limited, the article highlights the challenge faced by language revitalisation policy in ensuring awareness of the nature of globalisation and associated social change. More broadly, it demonstrates that language policy can be conceived and analysed as public policy, and highlights opportunities for further research in this area by policy scholars.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Article Media
No Metrics

Keywords: GLOBALISATION; LANGUAGE POLICY; LANGUAGE REVITALISATION; SOCIAL TRANSFORMATION

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: 1: Email: [email protected] 2: Email: [email protected]

Publication date: July 2018

This article was made available online on May 9, 2017 as a Fast Track article with title: "Language revitalisation and social transformation: Evaluating the language policy frameworks of sub-state governments in Wales and Scotland".

More about this publication?
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
UA-1313315-21
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more