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Iranians in Sweden : A Study of Language Maintenance and Shift

  title={Iranians in Sweden : A Study of Language Maintenance and Shift},
  author={Shidrokh Namei},
This is a survey study of language maintenance and shift among first and second generation Iranians in Sweden and is based on existing theoretical frameworks. It examines whether Iranians in Sweden are maintaining their Persian or shifting to Swedish. This is explored by examining factors at both the minority-group and individual levels, which according to many previous studies have a potential impact on the matter. The subjects are 188 Persian–Swedish bilinguals between the ages of 6 and 53… 


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