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Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

(2013) Welsh for Adults teaching and learning approaches, methodologies and resources:a comprehensive research study and critical review of the way forward

(2012) Jailtacht. The Irish language, symbolic power and political violence in Northern Ireland, 1972-2008 (Cardiff: The University of Wales Press) pp.234.

(2012) ‘The Welsh Language. Devolution and International Relations’ Georgetown Journal of International Affairs 13.1 pp. 15-21.

(2012) ‘A Question of National Identity or Minority Rights? The Changing Status of the Irish Language in Ireland since 1922’ Nations and Nationalism 18.3 pp. 398-416.

(2011) ‘The Irish language and religion in Northern Ireland’ Sociolinguistica 25 pp. 112-125.

(2010) Guest co-editor Études Irlandaises 35.2 Special Issue ‘Traduction: pratique et poétique / Translation: Praxis and Poetics’ pp. 210.

with H.Thomas ‘Linguistic Diversity and the City: Some Reflections, and a Research Agenda’
International Planning Studies
13.1 pp.1-11.(2008)

‘The language question’. In R.Allen & S.Regan (eds.) Ireland: the word, the icon, the ritual (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press) pp.50-72.(2008)

‘Irish gets out of jail' The Linguist [Journal of the Chartered Institute of Linguists] 47.4
Awst / Medi 2008 pp.22-23 (2008)

‘A language of our own’ Overseas [Journal of the Royal Over-seas League]
3 September / November 2008 pp.12-13. (2008)

Language and the City, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (2007).

The Irish Language in Ireland, London: Routledge (2005).

Language, Identity and Conflict, London: Routledge (2003).

Colin H. Williams

Minority Language Promotion, Protection and Regulation: The Mask of Piety, Palgrave Macmillan, (hbk) November 2013.

Linguistic Minorities in Democratic Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan (pbK) October 2013.

Language Strategies in Comparative Perspective, Cardiff;The Network for the Promotion of Linguistic Diversity, August 2013.

'Old Spaces: New Truths. Problematic Applications' (Williams, 2012) EUNOM [122 KB]

Article on Basque IT (with Dr Jeremy Evas) (2010) [584 KB]

Article in a Basque Country Governmental Magazine, Euskaren Berripapera (2009) [153 KB]

‘Cuid I 14. Cearta Teanga Dúchais agus Reachtaíocht, J. Muller, (ed.), Acht na Gaeilge TÉ Belfast: Pobal 2012, pp. 14-41.

‘New Spaces, Old Truths, Problematic Applications,’ The European Commission :Educationa and Culture DG.  European University Network on Multilingualism,  Koper:University of Primorska, June 2012.

‘Part I. Indigenous Language Rights and Legislation, ‘in J. Muller (ed.),
An Irish Language Act for Northern Ireland, Belfast: Pobal 2012, pp. 14-41.

‘Perfidious Hope: The Legislative Turn in Official Language Regimes’, Journal of Regional and Federal Studies, 2013

‘Cearta Teanga Duchais agus Reachtaíoct’ in Acht na Gaeilge do TÉ, POBAL, Béal Feirste, pp. 10-29 (2006).

‘Indigenous Language Rights and Legislation’ in The Irish Language Act of Northern Ireland, POBAL, Belfast, pp. 10-29 (2006).

‘The Role of Para-Governmental Institutions in Language Planning’, Supreme Court Law Review, vol. 31, pp. 61-83; also in F. Braën and Y. Le Bouthillier (eds.), Language, Constitutionalism and Minorities/Langues, constitutionliasme et minorities, LexisNexis Butterworths, Markham, Ontario, pp. 139-59 (2006)

‘Deddfwriaeth Newydd a’r Gymraeg’, Contemporary Wales 19, pp. 217-33 (2007).

Editor, Language and Governance, University of Wales Press, Cardiff (2007).

Linguistic Minorities in Democratic Context, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan (2007)

‘Welsh-medium educational provision at university-level in Wales.’ Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK-China Workshop on Human Rights, 13 January 2011. London: FCO Papers. Pp. 1-30.

(With J.C.Evas) Komunikabideak, Bitaratekotza eta Jokabide Aldaketa. ITek ez Dute Zertan Zailak Izan, / Medios de communicación, intermediación y cambio de conducta. Por qué no son las TIC necesariamente difíciles, in Ayuntamiento de Andoain 2011 Las lenguas no hegemónicas o de nivel medio en los medios de comunicación y en las TIC,  Irigotenazpikoa, Ayuntamiento de Andoain. Pp. 12-70.

Co-author with seven others of the ‘Radein Initiative on European Multilingualism’, available at 2011.

‘The Imperial Reach and the Reluctant Response’ in A’ Cleachdadh na Gàidhlig
slatan-tomhais ann an dìon cànain sa choimhearsnachd  air a dheasachadh le
(eds.), Richard A.V. Cox agus Timothy Currie Armstrong, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Slèite, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach: Clò Ostaig pp.295-313., 2011. ISBN 978-0-9562615-2-6

‘The Welsh’ in J. Cole (ed.), Ethnic Groups in Europe, Santa Barbara, CA. ABC CLIO, 2011, ISBN 9781 59884 302 6.

Paradigm Shifts, Geostrategic Considerations and Minority Initiatives, Treatises and Documents, Journal of Ethnic Studies, vol. 66, pp. 8-23. ISSN  0354 0286

‘Language Policy, Territorialism and Regional Autonomy’, in B. Spolsky, (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Language Policy, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 174-202. 2012 ISBN 978 0 521 19565 2.

‘The City as Unequal Refractor’ in R.Clement and C. Andrew, (eds.), Cities and Languages: Governance and Policy, Ottawa: Invenire Books, pp. 107-24. 2012. ISBN 978 0 9877575 0 0.

‘La ville comme prisme asymétrique’, dans R.Clement and C. Andrew, (dir,), Villes et Langues: Gouvernance et Politiques, Ottawa: Invenire Books, pp. 113-33. 2012. ISBN 978 0 9877575 2 4

Patrick Carlin

Carlin, P. J. 2014. Where were you, our friends on the inside? Language contestation in Northern Ireland. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 225
Carlin, P. J. 2014. Contesting language: Governance, identity and territory. Multilingual Matters.
Carlin, P. J. 2013. Priod Iaith. In: Brooks, S. C. I. and Roberts, R. G. eds. Pa beth yr aethoch allan i’w achub?.   Gwasg Carreg Gwalch, pp. 130-155.
Carlin, P. J. 2013. On both sides of the Menai? Planning for language in north-west Wales. Revista de Llengua i Dret 59, pp. 92-110. 
Carlin, P. J. 2013. Doing as they are told? Subregional language policies in the Basque Country, Catalonia and Wales. Regional and Federal Studies 23(1), pp. 67-85. (10.1080/13597566.2012.754355)
Carlin, P. J. 2012. Fear of contagion: Spain's response to possible Scottish independence. Planet 206, pp. 52.
Mac-Giolla Chriost, D. et al. 2012. Welsh for adults teaching and learning approaches, methodologies and resources: a comprehensive research study and critical review of the way forward. Project Report. [Online]. Cardiff: Welsh Government. Available at: 
Carlin, P. J. 2011. O'Rourke, Bernadette: Galician and Irish in the European Context [Book Review]. Europäisches Journal für Minderheitenfragen 4(4), pp. 269-271. (10.1007/s12241-011-0029-8)
Edwards, A., Tanner, D. and Carlin, P. J. 2011. The Conservative Governments and the development of Welsh language policy in the 1980s and 1990s. Historical Journal 54(2), pp. 529-551. (10.1017/S0018246X11000112)
Carlin, P. J. 2010. Banking the book and romancing the rose? Catalonia's Sant Jordi. Planet 200, pp. 110-117.

Simon Brooks

‘The rhetoric of civic “inclusivity” and the Welsh language’, Contemporary Wales 22, 2009.

‘The Idioms of Race: the “Racist Nationalist” in Wales as Bogeyman’ in The Idiom of Dissent: protest and propaganda in Wales, Gomer Press, Llandysul, pp. 139-165 (2006).

O Dan Lygaid y Gestapo: Yr Oleuedigaeth Gymraeg a Theori Lenyddol yng Nghymru, University of Wales Press, Cardiff, xv + 201 pp (2004).

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Jonathan Morris

van Hattum, Marije, Jonathan Morris & Dorothea Hoffman (eds.). 2012. Proceedings of the 19th International Postgraduate Conference, Salford Working Papers in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.

2010. Phonetic variation in Northern Wales: preaspiration. Proceedings of the Second Summer School of Sociolinguistics, The University of Edinburgh 14 - 20 June 2010, eds. M. Meyerhoff, C. Adachi, A. Daleszynska & A. Strycharz. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh

2013. Sociophonetic Variation and Minority Language Bilingualism: An Investigation of Adolescent Welsh-English bilinguals in North Wales. PhD Dissertation.

Iwan Rees

Astudiaeth o Amrywiadau Ffonolegol mewn Dwy Ardal yng Nghanolbarth Cymru. PhD Dissertation.