Language policy and language planning in Cyprus

@article{Hadjioannou2011LanguagePA,
  title={Language policy and language planning in Cyprus},
  author={Xenia Hadjioannou and Stavroula Tsiplakou and Matthias Kappler},
  journal={Current Issues in Language Planning},
  year={2011},
  volume={12},
  pages={503 - 569}
}
The aim of this monograph is to provide a detailed account of language policy and language planning in Cyprus. Using both historical and synchronic data and adopting a mixed-methods approach (archival research, ethnographic tools and insights from sociolinguistics and Critical Discourse Analysis), this study attempts to trace the origins and the trajectories of language polices in Cyprus and to relate these to issues of ethnicity, community and national identity formation, language maintenance… Expand
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