Publication details [#61673]

Forsman, Ludvig. 2016. Language shift from a nonspeaker perspective: Themes in the accounts of linguistic practices of first-generation non-Swedish speakers in Gammalsvenskby, Ukraine. Language in Society 45 (3) : 375–396.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


First-generation non-Swedish speakers regard the Gammalsvenskby traditionally Swedish-speaking community's collective language shift from Swedish to Ukrainian, as mostly pragmatic evolution, though some also mention external coercion as factor.