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Language Policy in the People

Language Policy in the People's Republic of China

Theory and Practice Since 1949

Language Policy in the People's Republic of China( )
Editor: Zhou, Minglang
Sun, Hongkai
Series title:Language Policy Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $269.00
Book Description:

Language matters in China. It is about power, identity, opportunities, and, above all, passion and nationalism. During the past five decades China's language engineering projects transformed its linguistic landscape, affecting over one billion people's lives, including both the majority and minority populations. The Han majority have been juggling between their home vernaculars and the official speech, Putonghua - a speech of no native speakers - and reading their way through a...
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Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Social Policy
Foreign Language Study / Chinese
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 x 0.296 Inches
Book Weight:1.239 Pounds

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