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Title: Language Planning in Nepal, Taiwan and Sweden
Edited By: Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
Robert B. Kaplan

This volume covers the language situation in Nepal, Taiwan and Sweden explaining the minority language situation, the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation - including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion, and the roles of non-indigenous languages, especially English. The authors have had a long-term involvement in the language planning context. Contents Introduction - Richard Baldauf, Jr and Robert Kaplan 1. The Language Situation Nepal: Sonia Eagle, Kanda University of International Studies, Japan 2. The Language Situation in Taiwan: Feng-fu Tsao, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan 3. Language Planning in Sweden: John Birger Winsa, Stockholm University

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853594830
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 205pp
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