These volumes cover the language situation in various polities, explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation, including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion, and the roles of non-indigenous languages. In general, the authors are indigenous and have been participants in the language planning context. The purpose of these volumes in this collection is to present up-to-date information on polities that are not well-known to researchers in the field. A longer range purpose is to collect comparable information on as many polities as possible in order to facilitate the development of a richer theory to guide language policy and planning in other polities that undertake the development of a national policy on languages. This areal series is committed to providing descriptions of language planning and policy in countries around the world. This collection is available by special order only. Please email email@example.com for order queries.
Publisher: Channel View Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 3090
Weight: 7140 g
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