Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2017

248 Pages | 52 black and white

6.14 x 9.21 inches

ISBN: 9781474420860

Bookseller Code (06)

The Politics of Arabic in Israel

A Sociolinguistic Analysis

Camelia Suleiman

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Combines a variety of qualitative methods not commonly used together into the study of Arabic in Israel including ethnography, interviews with journalists and students, media discussion of the language situation of Israel, and analysis of the production of knowledge on Arabic in Israeli academia
  • Provides a comparative analysis of the language situation in Israel with that in Jordan and Palestine
  • Employs studies in post-colonial theory, theory of linguistic anthropology, and sociolinguistic concepts of 'indexicality' and 'linguistic landscape'