Language Policy and Modernity in Southeast Asia: Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand

ISBN: 9781402045103
Publisher: Springer
Edition: 2006
Publication Date: 2006-02-23
Number of pages: 159
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DESCRIPTION

This original piece of research considers the ways in which modernity challenges and informs the language policies of various Southeast Asians nations. It combines theoretical arguments from policy studies, language policy and political theory, with quantitative figures where necessary. Succinctly and clearly written, this volume fills the research gap on the topic while bringing up to date the various political, social, and policy developments.

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