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Jezikoslovlje, Vol.13 No.2 Studeni 2012.

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By the rivers of Babylon: Multiculturalism in vivo in Vojvodina/Vajdaság

Krisztina Rácz ; University of Ljubljana, Central European University Budapest

Puni tekst: engleski, pdf (127 KB) str. 585-599 preuzimanja: 388* citiraj
Rácz, K. (2012). By the rivers of Babylon: Multiculturalism in vivo in Vojvodina/Vajdaság. Jezikoslovlje, 13(2), 585-599. Preuzeto s

This paper contrasts the practices of interpreting and implementing official documents that regulate multilingual policies in Vojvodina (Autonomous Province of Serbia) to the experi-ence of multilingualism in everyday situations. The issues of multilingualism on paper as op-posed to everyday life are discussed within the framework of multiculturalism from a meth-odological perspective of social anthropology. The main topics of the research deal with mi-nority-majority interactions. Without the ambition to systematically investigate multilingual practices, the author’s aim is to point out certain ambiguities and shortcomings of regulating official language use in a multicultural setting such as Vojvodina. The general goal of the re-search is thus to make a link between the empirical cases of multilingual policy-making and the theoretical concept of multiculturalism.

Ključne riječi
multilingualism; multiculturalism; official language use; minority rights; Vojvodina

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