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Author Amara, Muhammad.
Title Politics and sociolinguistic reflexes : Palestinian border villages / Muhammad Hasan Amara.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., [1999]

Author Amara, Muhammad.
Series Studies in bilingualism, 0928-1533 ; v. 19
Studies in bilingualism ; v. 19. 0928-1533
Subject Sociolinguistics -- West Bank.
Sociolinguistics -- Israel.
Palestinian Arabs -- Languages.
Language and languages -- Political aspects.
Languages in contact -- West Bank.
Languages in contact -- Israel.
Description 1 online resource (xix, 261 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-233) and index.
Contents POLITICS AND SOCIOLINGUISTIC REFLEXES; Editorial page; Title page; LCC data; Table of Contents; Dedication; Preface; List of Tables; List of Figures and Maps; CHAPTER 1. Politics and Sociolinguistic reflexes; CHAPTER 2. Political Changes and Socio-demographic Reflections; CHAPTER 3. Networks of Contact and Communication; CHAPTER 4. Political Economy; CHAPTER 5. Education as an Agent of Change; CHAPTER 6. Politics: The Palestinian Intifada; CHAPTER 7. The Language Situation; CHAPTER 8. Exploratory Studies of Natural Speech; CHAPTER 9. Phonological and Morphological Variation.
Summary This sociolinguistic study describes and analyzes an Israeli Palestinian border village in the Little Triangle and another village artificially divided between Israel and the West Bank, tracing the political transformations that they have undergone, and the accompanying social and cultural changes. These political, social and cultural forces have resulted in distinctive sociolinguistic patterns. The primary explanation offered for the persisting linguistic frontier found in rural Palestinian communities is the continuing social, political, economic and cultural differences between Palestinian v.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789027298867 (electronic bk.)
9027298866 (electronic bk.)
9781556199509 (alk. paper)
1556199503 (alk. paper)
9789027241283 (Eur.)
9027241287 (Eur.)
1556199503 (alk. paper)
9027241287 (Eur.)
OCLC # 70766195
Additional Format Print version: Amara, Muhammad. Politics and sociolinguistic reflexes. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub., ©1999 (DLC) 99022264

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