Language, Power, and Politics in Europe

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA Companion to the Anthropology of Europe
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Inc.
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9781405190732
Publication statusPublished - 23 Mar 2012


  • "culture of standardization," particular languages as legitimate
  • Contested cultural boundaries
  • EU, on multilingualism, as shared heritage, asset for Europe
  • European Charter, rootedness and territory
  • European Europe and territorial, the indigenous, more problematic
  • French, Irish, German, legacies of the European Enlightenment
  • Language, power, and politics, in Europe
  • Migrant and diaspora, of a European speech community
  • Multilingual mosaic, challenges facing the EU

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