|Titre :||Protecting Endangered Languages: The Case of Irish (2017)|
|Auteurs :||Lan LI, Auteur ; Cathal MACSWINEY BRUGHA, Auteur ; Mary GALLAGHER, Auteur|
|Type de document :||Article|
|Dans :||Studies in Arts and Humanities (Vol 3 n2 2017 issue 2)|
|Article en page(s) :||p. 115-139|
Languages should be seen as vectors of continuity and of connection with a specific identity, a specific past and a specific place. Ultimately, as English becomes increasingly and even exclusively vehicular, 'non-global’ languages like Irish will be valued as embodying community and relational values, and as channels serving people's inter-communication, connectedness and development – at deeper levels than the physical, political and economic.