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ERIC Number: EJ549228
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-1352-0520
Language and the Law in Hong Kong: From English to Chinese.
Lee, Alice
Current Issues in Language and Society, v3 n2 p156-62 1996
Addresses the complex diglossic situation of Hong Kong's past with a focus on the judiciary. Examines the confrontation of a Cantonese-speaking population with a predominantly English-language legal system and the problematic question of how (and why) Hong Kong's legislation is being codified in two languages. (four references) (Author/CK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong