Bilingualism on display: The framing of Welsh and English in Welsh public spaces

Material TypeArticleLanguageEnglish
TitleBilingualism on display: The framing of Welsh and English in Welsh public spaces Author(S)Nikolas Coupland (Author)
Abstract  This article develops an interpretive perspective on public displays of bilingualism. Photographic data from contemporary Wales illustrate how public bilingual—Welsh and English—displays are organized in different frames, reflecting historically changing language-ideological priorities and more local symbolic markets. In institutionally driven displays ...Paginationp1-28
SubjectSociologyDescriptorsSociolinguistics
Journal TitleLanguage in Society  
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