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Mniejszości i ich języki wobec kryzysu
Language as a Cure

Linguistic Vitality as a Tool for Psychological Well-Being, Health and Economic Sustainability

Contributor(s): Michał Bilewicz (Editor), Justyna Olko (Editor)
Subject(s): History, Anthropology, Social Sciences, Cultural history, Media studies, Communication studies, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Theory of Communication
Published by: Wydawnictwa Uniwersytetu Warszawskiego
Keywords: ethnic minorities; minority languages; minority discrimination; preventing discrimination; psychological well-being
Summary/Abstract: The publication, which is the result of the “Language as a Cure” project, analyses the influence of discrimination experienced by ethnic minorities and migrants on their health and well-being. It also looks at the benefits of preserving native languages and strong ethnic identity as well as the consequences of the pandemic for these groups. The books contains practical recommendations and solutions for improving the functioning of minority groups in Poland and supporting the efforts to preserve their languages and culture, preventing discrimination and stigmatization as well as building better relations between ethnic minorities and majorities.

  • E-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5790-6
  • Print-ISBN-13: 978-83-235-5782-1
  • Page Count: 174
  • Publication Year: 2022
  • Language: Polish