In most of the case-studies in Chapters 5 and 7, emphasis was given to linguistic and national groupings which either possessed from an early period a strongly developed sense of their linguistic cohesion, or where ideological foregrounding of a significant majority and their language in the modern era has led, to a large extent, to such a conclusion. As we saw in Chapter 2, however, the situation on the ground is often rather messier than this would suggest.
KeywordsLanguage Policy Mass Literacy Jewish People Language Planning Acquisition Planning
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