Language Planning and Language Policy

East Asian Perspectives

By Ping Chen, Nanette Gottlieb

© 2001 – Routledge

276 pages

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Paperback: 9781138863361
pub: 2015-06-09
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About the Book

Examines the major issues of language planning and policy in Japan, Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Vietnam, particularly those relating to the selection of official language, script, and written language.


'Uniformly excellent and enjoyable and interesting to read, giving a tremendously clear picture of a wide range of topics … the authors should be highly commended for producing such a valuable (and also very coherent) volume of papers.' - School of Oriental and African Studies

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / General