Governance and the Revitalization of the Guaraní Language in Paraguay

  title={Governance and the Revitalization of the Guaran{\'i} Language in Paraguay},
  author={R. Nickson},
  journal={Latin American Research Review},
  pages={26 - 3}
  • R. Nickson
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science, Sociology
  • Latin American Research Review
This article takes a governance perspective to examine the contemporary revitalization of Guaraní, a “repressed” language that is spoken by a majority of the population in Paraguay. A historical overview highlights the striking endurance of the language in spite of two centuries of official subjugation. The article traces the positive impact of political democratization since 1989 on the revitalization of Guaraní by examining four interrelated areas that are closely linked to the governance… Expand
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