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Published: 28 July 2016

392 Pages


ISBN: 9780190258610

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Winner of the 2017 Edward Sapir Book Prize

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Ideologies of Linguistic Authority in 21st Century Catalonia

Kathryn A. Woolard

Oxford Studies in the Anthropology of Language

  • Offers a rare English-language account of the issues around language and national identity behind the current controversial Catalan independence movement
  • Includes longitudinal research perspective across the entire period of political autonomy
  • Fully develops the framework for analyzing ideologies of linguistic authenticity and anonoymity that has already influenced a number of sociolinguistic studies of minoritized languages