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Musolff, Andreas. 2019. Hostility Towards immigrants’ languages in Britain: a backlash against ‘super-diversity’? Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 40 (3) : 257–266.
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This article examines hostile stances towards discerned raised multilingualism and multiculturalism put in the BBC’s Have Your Say Internet forum. In view of these ‘folk-sociolinguistic’ hypotheses and linguaphobic stances, the super-diversity concept has to be reconfigured so as to cover the (unintended) hurtful affect of the migration-caused raise in the diversity and ravel of imagined ethno-linguistic identities.