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LINGUIST List 17.1300

Fri Apr 28 2006

Books: Sociolinguistics: Rappa, Wee

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Jasper de Vaal, Language Policy and Modernity in Southeast Asia: Rappa, Wee


Message 1: Language Policy and Modernity in Southeast Asia: Rappa, Wee
Date: 21-Apr-2006
From: Jasper de Vaal <jasper.devaalspringer-sbm.com>
Subject: Language Policy and Modernity in Southeast Asia: Rappa, Wee


Title: Language Policy and Modernity in Southeast Asia
Subtitle: Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand
Series Title: Language Policy
Published: 2006
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/1-4020-4510-7

Author: Antonio L. Rappa, National University of Singapore
Author: Lionel Wee, National University of Singapore
Hardback: ISBN: 1402045107 Pages: 159 Price: Europe EURO 46.95
Hardback: ISBN: 1402045107 Pages: 159 Price: U.K. £ 36.00
Hardback: ISBN: 1402045107 Pages: 159 Price: U.S. $ 59.95
Abstract:

This volume considers the ways in which modernity challenges and informs
the language policies of various Southeast Asians nations. Using case
studies from Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand, the
authors examine language policies that are explicitly articulated either
in the form of State constitutions or in the public proclamations of
political leaders.

Particular attention is paid to the ways in which English often seems as
the language of globalization, impacts the status of indigenous Southeast
Asian language.

Language Policy and Modernity in Southeast Asia will be of interest to
researchers in both language policy and contemporary political theory.

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=19205


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