Minority language ownership and authority: perspectives of native speakers and new speakers

@article{NicFhlannchadha2018MinorityLO,
  title={Minority language ownership and authority: perspectives of native speakers and new speakers},
  author={Siobh{\'a}n Nic Fhlannchadha and Tina M. Hickey},
  journal={International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism},
  year={2018},
  volume={21},
  pages={38 - 53}
}
ABSTRACT The Irish language is a minority language undergoing the attenuation and accelerated change commonly seen as threatened languages come under increasing pressure from the dominant language. The decline of the numbers of traditional speakers and growing numbers of L2 speakers of Irish has given rise to some contested spaces regarding authenticity, accuracy and ownership of the language, as well as who has the right to produce and distribute the resources associated with/generated by the… 

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