Publication details [#55032]

Dailey-O'Cain, Jennifer and Grit Liebscher. 2011. Language attitudes, migrant identities and space. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2011 (212) : 91–133.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study examines how German speaking minority groups in urban Canada negotiate and maintain minority identities after migration, employing (shifting) language attitudes in interaction. The various languages and language varieties in the participants' linguascape include German dialects, standard German and English, and code-mixing.