After a broad overview of the history and the areas of focus of research on language conflict, this article pays particular attention to a number of selected features of societal language conflict. A discussion of the causes, the visibility, the manifestations, the discursive focal points, the management and the outcomes of the management of societal language conflict precedes a sketch of methodological approaches in language conflict research. The snapshot of language conflict research ends with a list of research desiderata.
|Number of pages||26|
|Journal||International Journal of the Sociology of Language|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|
- language conflict
- language contact
- language planning
- language policy