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

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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