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van Langevelde, Ab – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1993
The consequences of migration for the position of the Frisian language in the Netherlands are analyzed. An annual model is presented that can estimate the effect of extraprovincial migration on the number of people speaking Frisian at home. (Contains 31 references.) (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Demography, Dutch, Foreign Countries, Language Usage
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Crowley, Terry – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1994
Results of a study of language ability from the first census in the republic of Vanuatu in Melanesia are reported. They show that it is necessary to consider a wide range of demographic information to be able to estimate how many people speak a particular vernacular. (Contains 12 references.) (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Census Figures, Cultural Pluralism, Demography, Dialects
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Vila, Ignasi – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 1986
Describes the present state of the Basque language within the educational field in Spain and France. The article also discusses legislative issues, the number and geographical distribution of speakers of the language, the population's linguistic attitudes, and the different models of bilingual education and its results. (Author/SED)
Descriptors: Basque, Bilingual Education, Data Interpretation, Educational Policy