Language, Education and Nation-building: Assimilation and Shift in Southeast Asia (Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities)
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Release Date: Sep 24, 2014
Pages: 264 pages
Dimensions: 0.97 x 8.86 x 5.36 inches
This volume tracks the complex relationships between language, education and nation-building in Southeast Asia, focusing on how language policies have been used by states and governments as instruments of control, assimilation and empowerment. Leading scholars have contributed chapters each representing one of the countries in the region.
P. Sercombe, R. Tupas, Hardcover 2014 edition, ISBN 10: 1403997462, ISBN 13: 9781403997463