Language And Conflict In Northern Ireland And Canada: A Silent War

Hardcover | August 15, 2010

byJanet Muller

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In a unique contribution to understanding the interaction of language policy and planning in modern conflict resolution, Janet Muller provides an insider account of the search for improved status for the Irish language in Northern Ireland from the 1980s.

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In a unique contribution to understanding the interaction of language policy and planning in modern conflict resolution, Janet Muller provides an insider account of the search for improved status for the Irish language in Northern Ireland from the 1980s.

JANET MULLER is Chief Executive of POBAL, the umbrella organization for the Irish speaking community in Northern Ireland. She has helped to spearhead Irish language and community initiatives in Northern Ireland for over twenty years and has shaped non-governmental approaches to improved status for the Irish language in the North, deve...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:340 pages, 8.65 × 5.74 × 0.9 inPublished:August 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction
A Silent War. Conflict Resolution and Language Policy and Planning in Northern Ireland and Quebec / Canada
The Irish Language in the North of Ireland: Census Statistics Education
The Irish Language and the Good Friday Agreement
The Ratification and Application of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages in Respect of Irish
Irish Language Broadcasting since the Good Friday Agreement: Sop in áit na scuaibe? Sword or Ploughshare?
The British Government Commitment to Enact the Irish Language Act. Submissions from voluntary and state sector Irish language organisations to the First Public Consultation on Proposed Irish Language Legislation for NI
Submissions of the Political Parties to the First Public Consultation on Proposed Irish Language Legislation for NI
Submissions from Key Public Bodies and a 20 per cent Sample of Individual Responses to the Public Consultation on the Proposed Irish Language Legislation
Quebec v. The Rest in the Twenty-First Century. Coming-of-Age or Losing the Plot?
Conclusions
Endnotes
References
Index