Minority Languages, Education And Communities In China

Hardcover | April 15, 2009

byLinda Tsung

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The book outlines the evolution and role of minority languages locally and nationally; it investigates current educational language policies in minority areas; and it assesses the social and economic outcomes of language change for communities in contemporary China.

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The book outlines the evolution and role of minority languages locally and nationally; it investigates current educational language policies in minority areas; and it assesses the social and economic outcomes of language change for communities in contemporary China.

LINDA TSUNG lectured at the University of Sydney for 10 years, where she also served as director of the China Education. She is Assistant Professor, Division of Language and Literature, Faculty of Education, University of Hong Kong.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 8.81 × 5.67 × 0.78 inPublished:April 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230551483

ISBN - 13:9780230551480

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Table of Contents

List of Maps, Figures and Tables
Foreword: J.Cleverley
Preface
Series Editor's Preface
Abbreviations
Introduction
Profile
Minorities in the Past: Historical Experience
New Policies and Practice under Communism
Minority Language Issues under the Open Door
Policies and Practice: A Case Study in Yunnan
Policies and Practice: A Case Study in Xinjiang
Language Policies and Prospects in Hong Kong
Progress, Challenges and Prospects
Appendices
Notes
Bibliography
Index