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.
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