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TOC: Journal of Asian Pacific Communication 30 / 1 (2020)

Editor for this issue: Sarah Robinson <>

Date: 22-Jul-2020
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Journal of Asian Pacific Communication Vol. 30, No. 1 (2020)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Journal of Asian Pacific Communication
Volume Number: 30
Issue Number: 1
Issue Date: 2020

Subtitle: Special Issue: Developments in Diglossic Settings in the Asian Pacific Region

Main Text:

2020. vi, 310 pp.

Table of Contents


Prologue marking the 30th anniversary of publication
pp. 1–2

Introduction: Developments in diglossic settings in the Asian Pacific region
Marinus van den Berg
pp. 3–6

Special Issue Articles:

Dimensions of language education policy in Asia
Anthony J. Liddicoat and Andy Kirkpatrick
pp. 7–33

A restudy of postcolonial Palau after two decades: Changing views on multilingualism in the Pacific
Kazuko Matsumoto
pp. 34–59

Malaysia’s linguistic landscape and language practices in Chinese private clinics: Focus on the Klang Valley
Xiaomei Wang, Jin Zhuo Lee, and Yi Chern Koh
pp. 60–89

Singapore bilingual education: One policy, many interpretations
Cher Leng Lee and Chiew Pheng Phua
pp. 90–114

Borders and bridges: The politics of language identity in Hong Kong
Jette G. Hansen Edwards
pp. 115–138

Chinese urban language in historical perspective: Guānhuà and dialect in the late Qīng
Richard VanNess Simmons
pp. 139–171

Natives, migrants and communication practices in the Xi’an speech community: The role of discourse communities and the Putonghua koine community in China
Marinus van den Berg
pp. 172–216

Dialect and Putonghua in Xi’an city: The case of Beishan Menkou urban village
Qiong Li and Yuying Wang
pp. 217–254

Language behavior and identity change in the Fangshang Hui community of Xi’an
Hongjie Dong
pp. 255–272

Regular Articles:

English-dominated Chinatown: A quantitative investigation of the linguistic landscape of Chinatown in Singapore
Hui Zhang, Ruanni Tupas, and Aman Norhaida
pp. 273–289

Media reporting of cyberbullying: A framing analysis of The Star
Lai Fong Yang
pp. 290–309

List of Reviewers
pp. 310

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)
                            Chinese, Yue (yue)
                            Dungan (dng)
                            English (eng)
                            Japanese (jpn)
                            Palauan (pau)

Language Family(ies): Afroasiatic

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