Self, Language and Signs in Modern Wales Term Paper by Top Papers

Self, Language and Signs in Modern Wales
A discussion on the use of the Welsh language in modern Wales.
# 142994 | 750 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2009 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2009 in Communication (Language and Speech) , Language (General)


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The paper discusses how the government of Wales has specifically engaged its constituents in learning Welsh in order to influence their sense of self and identity. The paper looks at how the Social Identity and Social Action in Wales (SISAW) research group (2009) notes that, since the Welsh Language Act in 1997, the implementation of Welsh education in elementary and high schools has been deployed strategically in what they call identity management resources.

From the Paper:

"Over the last few years, the use of the Welsh language has risen significantly. From an all-time low in 1981 of 18 percent, the government of the United Kingdom (2009) notes that the language now counts over 21% of Welsh speakers as fluent and daily users, with up to 38% of children under 15 fluent for the first time in over thirty years. Why is this relevant for the semiotic anthropology of Wales? It is important because the government of Wales has specifically engaged its constituents in learning Welsh in order to influence their sense of self and identity. The Social Identity and Social Action in Wales (SISAW)..."

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