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Youth in official language minorities

Brian R. Harrison

Youth in official language minorities

1971-1991

by Brian R. Harrison

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Published by Statistics Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBrian R. Harrison.
ContributionsCanada. Statistics Canada.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21581340M
ISBN 100660164213

  Youth Culture, Language Endangerment and Linguistic Survivance offers a broad, comprehensive, and thought-provoking overview of language shift, youth culture, and indigenous youths’ efforts for linguistic survivance in and out of s: 2. Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, A Sharper View: Evaluating the Vitality of Official Language Minority Communities, Ottawa, On-line version consulted Ma 9. Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages, Vitality Indicators for Official Language Minority Communities 1: Francophones in Urban Settings, Ottawa.

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Summary: This report documents many changes which occurred among youth in official language minorities - from changes in population size and concentration in various parts of the country to changes in bilingualism, language use, education, employment and families.

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