Publication details [#55010]

Straszer, Boglárka. 2011. Embracing Hungarian: top-down emancipation of an immigrant language in Finland. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2011 (209) : 75–90.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study focuses on the situation of immigrant Hungarians and the Hungarian language status in Finland and discusses the relevance of language emancipation in this context. The situation of Hungarian in Finland is particular compared with other immigrant languages, as Hungarian was part of the Finnish nationalist language emancipation.