Chapter 1. Culture, Identity, and Distinction: Ethnic Minorities between Scylla and Charybdis W. Bergem Chapter 2. A National Minority with a Transethnic Identity: The German Minority in Denmark K. M. Pedersen Chapter 3. The German Speaking Minority of Belgium B. Donaldson Chapter 4. The Ethnolinguistic Vitality of Alsatian-Speakers in Southern Alsace J. Broadbridge Chapter 5. South Tyrol: Re-Thinking Ethnolinguistic Vitality A. Schweigkofler Chapter 6. Poland's German Minority K. Cordell Chapter 7. The Carpathian Germans L. P. Marcus Chapter 8. The Ethnolinguistic Vitality of German-speaking Communities in Central Europe P. Stevenson Chapter 9. Bilingualism among Ethnic Germans in Hungary P. H. Nelde Chapter 10. The Unfortunate Minority Group: Yugoslavia's Banat Germans R. Wagner Chapter 11. Ethnic Germans in Russia and the Former Soviet Union G. Stricker Chapter 12. Changing Priorities or Changing Opportunities? German External Minority Policy, 1919-1998 S. Wolff Chapter 13. The Status of German Minorities in Bilateral Agreements of the Federal Republic H.-J. Heintze Chapter 14. German Minorities in East and West: A Comparative Overview and Outlook S. Wolff Notes on Contributors Bibliography Index
Stefan Wolff was educated at the University of Leipzig, Germany. He received an MPhil from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from the London School of Economics. He is currently Chair in Political Science at the University of Nottingham.
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