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Title: Language Planning and Policy in the Pacific, Volume 1
Subtitle: Fiji, The Philippines and Vanuatu
Edited By: Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
Robert B. Kaplan
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=1853599212
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy
Description:

This volume covers the language situation in the Fiji, The Philippines and
Vanuatu explaining 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. The authors are
indigenous and/or have been participants in the language planning context.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853599212
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248
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U.K. £ 34.95
Canada $ 74.95