Uneasy Compromise: Language and Education in Moldova

  title={Uneasy Compromise: Language and Education in Moldova},
  author={Matthew H. Ciscel},
  journal={International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism},
  pages={373 - 395}
  • Matthew H. Ciscel
  • Published 1 July 2008
  • Sociology
  • International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism
Abstract This study reports on the uneasy compromise in language and education policies in the post-Soviet Republic of Moldova since its first moves toward independence in 1989. Taking an approach that posits language policies as needing to be anchored in both international norms and the idiosyncrasies of local conditions, the discussion explores the potential for adjustments in the balance of language rights and status between minority language groups (Russian, Ukrainian, and others) and the… 

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