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Language Policy and Hegemony in the Turkic Republics

  • Ayse Dietrich
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Abstract

Examines the concept of power in the context of language-planning developments in the Turkic-speaking successor states of the Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgystan and Azerbaijan. Particular attention is paid to the vicissitudes of the status of Russian in the region since the dissolution of the Soviet Union.

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  • Ayse Dietrich
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  1. 1.Middle East Technical UniversityAnkaraTurkey

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