Names in multi-cultural Scotland

Bramwell, E. (2009) Names in multi-cultural Scotland. In: 23rd International Congress of Onomastic Sciences, Toronto, Canada, 17-22 Aug 2008,

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Naming traditions arise as products of the culture in which they are used. This research asks the question: what happens when these traditions are transplanted into a society with different naming conventions? The focus of this investigation is on personal naming practices used in immigrant communities in Scotland. One established and one very new immigrant group were studied, and the different methods necessary to gain access to such subjects are examined in this discussion.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Bramwell, Dr Ellen
Authors: Bramwell, E.
College/School:College of Arts & Humanities > School of Critical Studies > English Language and Linguistics

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