Publication details [#55018]

Calaresu, Emilia. 2011. The declining status of Italian as a language of scientific communication and the issue of diglossia in scientific communities. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2011 (210) : 93–108.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study argues that, notwithstanding serious differences in the progress pace of their status loss, national languages such as Italian appear to witness major language displacements for the benefit of English in science, higher education and other élite areas.