Publication details [#56413]

Hassanpour, Amir. 2012. The indivisibility of the nation and its linguistic divisions. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 217 : 49–73.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


Whereas the 1991 Kurdistan Regional Government formation and the 2005 official recognition of Kurdish as one of the two Iraqi state languages have cleared out the external linguicidal (state) threat, anew, the problem of the dialect base of the standard Kurdish language is evoked in the dispute over the confirmation of one or two of the main Kurdish dialects, Sorani and Kurmanji, as official standard language(s) in Iraq.