Publication details [#55188]

Kelly-Holmes, Helen and Sari Pietikäinen. 2011. The local political economy of languages in a Sámi tourism destination: Authenticity and mobility in the labelling of souvenirs. Journal of Sociolinguistics 15 (3) : 323–346.
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Language as a subject
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This study draws on ethnographic and discourse analytic perspectives to explore how the labelling of tourist souvenirs in the multilingual Sámi village of Inari in Northern Finland influences, and is influenced by, the local political language economy in a minority language tourist destination.