Publication details [#61465]

Eckert, Eva. 2016. Romani in the Czech sociolinguistic space. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2016 (238) : 59–84.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This paper sketches the situation of minority Romani in the Czech sociolinguistic space, undergoing language shift, and argues for its recovery so that it could be taught, acquired and preserved in a community, and employed to represent its speakers. This requires opposing Czech culture's standard language ideology adherence, stigmatizing Romani language.