Publication details [#52879]
Kaplan, Robert B. and Richard B. Baldauf, eds. 2008. Language Planning and Policy in Asia v. 1. Japan, Nepal and Taiwan and Chinese Characters. (Language Planning and Policy). Clevedon: Multilingual Matters. 320 pp.
Book – edited volume
This volume discusses the language situation in Japan, Nepal and Taiwan, and the modernisation of Chinese Characters, accounting for the historical and political contexts of the contemporary language situation, linguistic diversity, and the role of mass media, religion, and non-indigenous languages.