Publication details [#53707]

Knudsen, Karin Jóhanna L. 2010. Language use and linguistic nationalism in the Faroe Islands. The International Journal of Multilingualism 7 (2) : 128–146.
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Language as a subject
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This study addressess the conflict between actual Faroese language use in the Faroe Islands and the aspirations of a purist movement. The results suggest that even when living in a linguistically pretty homogenous situation, multilingualism is a must in remote areas.