Publication details [#53650]

Mohanty, Ajit K. 2010. Languages, inequality and marginalization: implications of the double divide in Indian multilingualism. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2010 (205) : 131–154.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study explores the nature and implications (such as educational failure, capacity dispossession and poverty in the linguistic minority communities) of the double hierarchical divide in Indian multilingualism with respect to the relative positions of English, Hindi, regional majority languages and other indigenous/minority languages.