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Jan, Jie-Sheng, Ping-Yin Kuan and Arlett Lomeli. 2016. Social context, parental exogamy and Hakka language retention in Taiwan. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 37 (8) : 794–804.
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This study employs the data gathered by the 2010 Taiwan Education Panel Survey and Beyond, to explore diminishing Hakka ethno-linguistic minority language preservation in Taiwan. Exogamy and ethnic density loss seem the main factors impeding Hakka language maintenance.