Chapter 8. New National Languages in Eastern Europe

  1. Nikolas Coupland
  1. Brigitta Busch

Published Online: 7 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324068.ch8

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

The Handbook of Language and Globalization

How to Cite

Busch, B. (2010) New National Languages in Eastern Europe, in The Handbook of Language and Globalization (ed N. Coupland), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324068.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 6 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405175814

Online ISBN: 9781444324068

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Keywords:

  • New National Languages in Eastern Europe;
  • script choice and spelling systems - proximity and distance between two speech communities;
  • language policies - designing and implementation;
  • role of media - in discursive construction of national identities;
  • national laws and regulations - intervention at language use level;
  • Croatian Radio and Television (HRTV);
  • language ideology approaches - process of demarcating one language from another;
  • homogenization in language use - difficulties in implementing them;
  • national languages and language change

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Unification versus Division: Language Policies in the Space of Former Yugoslavia

  • Constructing/Inventing the National Languages

  • Designing and Implementing Language Policies

  • Challenging the National Languages

  • National Languages and Language Change

  • References