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The Russian language outside the nation

Author: Larissa Ryazanova-Clarke
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2014
Series: Russian language and society
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After the collapse of the Soviet Union, over 25 million Russian speakers ended up living outside their homeland. Some remained in the non-Russian former Soviet republics which became independent  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larissa Ryazanova-Clarke
ISBN: 9780748668458 0748668454
OCLC Number: 900776918
Description: ix, 292 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: the Russian language, challenged by globalisation, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke; Part I: Russian and its legal status; The legal status of Russian and Russian speakers in the near abroad, Michael Newcity; The Russian language in Ukraine: complicit in genocide, or victim of state-building?, Bill Bowring; Part II: Linguistic perceptions and symbolic values; The Russian language in Belarus: language use, speaker identities and metalinguistic discourse, Curt Woolhiser; What is Russian in Ukraine? Popular beliefs regarding the social roles of the language, Volodymyr Kulyk; Part III: Russian speaking communities and identity negotiations; Post-Soviet Russian-speaking diaspora in Italy: results of an empirical sociolinguistic survey, Monica Perotto; Ethnolinguistic vitality and acculturation orientations of Russian-speakers in Estonia, Martin Ehala and Anastassia Zabrodskaja; Linguistic performance of 'Russianness' among Russian-Israeli parents: discourse analysis of child-raising practices in immigrant community, Claudia Zbenovich; Part IV: Language contact and globalisation of Russian; Similarities and differences between American-immigrant Russian of the 1970s and '80s and post-Soviet Russian in the Motherland, David Andrews; Predictors of pluricentricity: lexical divergences between Latvian Russian and Russian Russian, Alexandr Berdichevskis; Part V: Globalisation of Russian as soft power; Russian with an accent: globalisation and post-Soviet imaginary, Lara Ryazanova-Clarke; Index
Series Title: Russian language and society
Responsibility: edited by Lara Ryazanova-Clarke


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