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Title Language, nation and development in Southeast Asia / edited by Lee Hock Guan, Leo Suryadinata
Published Singapore : Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 229 pages) : illustrations
Contents Language, nation and development in the Philippines -- Andrew Gonzalez -- Go back to class: the medium of instruction debate in the Philippines -- T. Ruanni F. Tupas -- National language and nation-building: the case of Bahasa Indonesia -- Lucy R. Montolalu and Leo Suryadinata -- Diverse voices: Indonesian literature and nation-building -- Melani Budianta -- The multilingual state in search of the nation: the language policy and discourse in Singapore's nation-building -- Eugene K.B. Tan -- Ethnic politics, national development and language policy in Malaysia -- Lee Hock Guan -- The politics of language policy in Myanmar: imagining togetherness, practising difference? -- Kyaw Yin Hlaing -- The positions of non-Thai languages in Thailand -- Theraphan Luangthongkum -- Vietnamese language and media policy in the service of deterritorialized nation-building -- Ashley Carruthers
Summary Evaluates the successes and drawbacks of language policies in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Myanmar, especially the ways in which these policies have often been resisted or contested
Notes Papers from a workshop on Language, Nation and Development in Southeast Asia held in Singapore, 2003
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Original: xvii, 229 p. ; 24 cm
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Subject Language policy -- Southeast Asia -- Congresses.
Asia, Southeastern -- Ethnic relations -- Congresses.
Asia, Southeastern -- Languages -- Political aspects -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Lee, Hock Guan.
Suryadinata, Leo.
ISBN 9789812304834 (electronic book)
9812304835 (electronic book)