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ERIC Number: EJ616543
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0883-2919
The Sociolinguistics of Hong Kong and the Space for Hong Kong English.
Bolton, Kingsley
World Englishes, v19 n3 p265-85 2000
Surveys the sociolinguistic background to the recognition of Hong Kong English and considers the arguments in favor of a paradigm shift in approaches to these issues. Reviews the history of English in Hong Kong and language planning and language policies in the late colonial period. Makes the case for recognition of Hong Kong English with reference to the creativity of the variety. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong