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LINGUIST List 24.1476

Mon Apr 01 2013

Books: The Language Situation in China, Volume 1: Yuming, Wei (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Rebekah McClure <rebekahlinguistlist.org>

Date: 28-Mar-2013
From: Linda Steglich <linda.steglichdegruyter.com>
Subject: The Language Situation in China, Volume 1: Yuming, Wei (Eds)
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Title: The Language Situation in China, Volume 1
Series Title: Language Policies and Practices in China [LPPC]
Published: 2013
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
                http://www.degruyter.com/mouton

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/186365?format=G

Editor: Li Yuming
Editor: Li Wei
Electronic: ISBN: 9781614512530 Pages: 255 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Hardback: ISBN: 9781614513117 Pages: 255 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

China, with the world's largest population, numerous ethnic groups and vast geographical space, is also rich in languages. Since 2006, China's State Language Commission has been publishing annual reports on what is called "language life" in China. These reports cover language policy and planning invitatives at the national, provincial and local levels, new trends in language use in a variety of social domains, and major events concerning languages in mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Now for the first time, these reports are available in English for anyone interested in Chinese languge and linguistics, China's languge, education and social policies, as well as everyday language use among the ordinary people in China. The invaluable data contained in these reports provide an essential reference to researchers, professionals, policy makers, and China watchers.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            General Linguistics
                            Language Policy
                            Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng)

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