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ERIC Number: EJ1050021
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0161-7761
Circulating Discourses of Minority Education: The Linguistic Construction of Modernity in Globalizing Taiwan
Lin, Shumin
Anthropology & Education Quarterly, v46 n1 p71-87 Mar 2015
Drawing on 15 months of fieldwork in Taiwan, this article analyzes circulating discourses and practices across heterogeneous scales that conflate Taiwanese minority-language elders with foreign brides as nonmodern and childlike. The assiduous production and reproduction of historically and geographically displaced linguistic Others is part and parcel of the production of Taiwan's modern 21st-century identity. Through this construction of the linguistic Other, Taiwan asserts itself as an already modern society.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Taiwan
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