"Talkin' Different"

"Talkin' Different"

Linguistic Diversity and the Irish Traveller Minority

eBook - 2008
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The Irish Travellers are one of Ireland's oldest minorities, a minority who have frequently lived on the margins of the ""majority"" or settled community. This volume explores linguistic change amongst this cultural group Other a particular focus on the influence of the educational system. This book analyses whether increased attendance by young Traveller women in secondary education is influencing long-term change in linguistic usage and speech patterns. The tendency for convergence/non-converg ...
Publisher: Newcastle : Cambridge Scholars, 2008
ISBN: 9781443814782
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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