Publication details [#65934]

Uekusa, Shinya. 2019. Disaster linguicism: Linguistic minorities in disasters. Language in Society 48 (3) : 353–375.
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Cambridge University Press


This paper presents the notion of disaster linguicism, using Pierre Bourdieu's notion of symbolic violence, to examine linguistic minorities’ intricate disaster experiences in the 2010–2011 Canterbury and Tohoku disasters.