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ERIC Number: EJ834094
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISSN: ISSN-1061-1932
Humankind's Three Major Language Topics Today and the State of China's Linguistic Life
Yuming, Li
Chinese Education and Society, v41 n6 p15-27 Nov-Dec 2008
In the domain of language planning, humankind has since ancient times discussed three main topics: language problems, linguistic resources, and language rights. On the basis of the state of linguistic life in the world and China today, this article expounds on these three major topics and raises issues about China conducting a general survey of its languages and planning their functions in the twenty-first century and about the current duties of China's State Language Commission. (Contains 1 table and 4 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: China