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Gaelic in Scotland

Robertson, Boyd (2001) Gaelic in Scotland. In: The other languages of Europe : demographic, sociolinguistic, and educational perspectives. Multilingual Matters, Clevedon, UK, pp. 83-101. ISBN 1853595098

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Focuses on the Gaelic language which is largely ignored in public and official activities of the EU. Includes a presentation of demographic data combined with or followed by a general description of the sociolinguistic situation. A detailed outline of educational aspects and a brief outlook or conclusion rounds off the well-balanced article.