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This paper shows the impact of language ideologies in the linguistic and communicative practices of the migrants workers from the bilingual region Galicia (Spain) in the 1960s and beyond. It focuses on two different ideologemes, prevailing at the time: "the myth of return" and the "one nation, one language, one State" one.

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The article shows how official and institutional language ideologies influence and shape the linguistic behavour of migrant communities.

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This page is a summary of: Minoritized language and migration: linguistic practices of Galician guest workers in the Federal Republic of Germany, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, June 2019, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.1080/01434632.2019.1621877.
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