What is it about?
Minority languages receive differential treatment in the European context. Depending on the status that is attributed to a language such as 'national, regional, indigenous or immigrant', institutions allocate different rights and services. In this article, the underlying mindset in the discourse on minority languages are discussed.
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Why is it important?
The article is important for a critical self-reflection on the contradictory discourses on immigrant integration versus differential treatment of various groups. Policy makers, educational specialists and readers on immigration will derive some relevant lessons.
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This page is a summary of: The concept of minority/minorities in the European national and supranational EU discourse, Multilingua, March 2019, De Gruyter, DOI: 10.1515/multi-2018-0063.
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