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Costa, Peter I. De, Yaqiong Cui and Yawen Han. 2016. Examining the English language policy for ethnic minority students in a Chinese university: a language ideology and language regime perspective. Current Issues in Language Planning 17 (3,4) : 311–331.
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Language as a subject
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Led by language ideology and regime constructs, an ethnographic inquiry reveals that Uyghur ethnic minority students from the less thriving Xinjiang province were twice prejudiced in their English study at a Jiangsu university: compared to Han students from the prospering Jiangsu province, they probably had had less chances of a good English education, and English is only a third language amid china's ethnic minorities.