Language as an Object of National Passion: Reflections from Estonia

@inproceedings{Pawusz2017LanguageAA,
  title={Language as an Object of National Passion: Reflections from Estonia},
  author={Emilia Pawłusz},
  year={2017}
}
  • Emilia Pawłusz
  • Published 2017
  • Political Science
  • This chapter explores the role of emotions and affective practices for language beliefs, acquisition and practices. It argues that affective orientations towards language comprise an important part of the linguistic culture of a community: the beliefs, attitudes and assumptions that largely shape the popular understanding of the role of language and in which language policies are embedded. While there is a growing interest in language policy beyond official legislation, there is still very… CONTINUE READING
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