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The Welsh Language Commissioner in context: roles, methods and relationships

Mac Giolla Chriost, Diarmait 2016. The Welsh Language Commissioner in context: roles, methods and relationships. Cardiff: University of Wales Press.

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Abstract

This research monograph is the first authoritative work on the office of the Welsh Language Commissioner and the associated Welsh language regulatory and statutory regime. In setting the Commissioner in context – in Wales, the UK and internationally – the work draws upon a rich variety of source material arising from fieldwork conducted in a number of jurisdictions. The research data includes, for example, an extensive series of documents obtained under a number of Freedom of Information applications, in-depth interviews with key actors from pertinent legislatures, governments, regulatory offices, interest groups and civic society. The linguistic coverage of source material includes English and Welsh, as well as, where relevant, Irish, German, Catalan, Spanish, French and Basque, in a publication which is multi-disciplinary in approach, engaging with the scholarly and professional literature in language policy and planning, socio-legal studies and the politics of language.

Item Type: Book
Book Type: Authored Book
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Welsh
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages > PB1001 Celtic languages and literature
Publisher: University of Wales Press
ISBN: 9781783169047
Funders: Economic and Social Research Council
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Last Modified: 09 Nov 2020 17:30
URI: http://orca.cardiff.ac.uk/id/eprint/93972

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