New Polities and New Nation Building

  • Sue Wright


The minorities that are examples of successful linguistic renaissance are often territorial minorities large enough and cohesive enough to have claimed and to have gained a degree of autonomy. They are often termed nations without states (Guibernau 1999). Within the states in which they are embedded they have often replicated some of the linguistic aspects of nation building, if on a smaller scale.


Language Policy Basque Country Minority Language Balearic Island Autonomous Community 


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© Sue Wright 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sue Wright
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  1. 1.University of PortsmouthUK

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