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Author Zhao, Shouhui.

Title Planning Chinese characters : reaction, evolution or revolution? / Shouhui Zhao, Richard B. Baldauf
Published New York ; London : Springer, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (1 volume)
Series Language policy ; v. 9
Language policy (Monographic series) ; v. 9
Contents Dedication.-Contributing Authors.-Abbreviations.-Preface.-Foreword.-Prologue.-Making Hanzi Accessible.-Reflections on New Perspectives.-New Challenges for a Digital Society.-Standardization as a Solution.-Influencing Outcomes.-Envisioning the Future.-Some Critical Issues.-Acknowledgments.-Appendix.-Notes -- References -- Subject Index.-Name Index
Summary "The whole world has been watching the vast changes that are currently occurring in China, but few people are aware that at the same time, to ensure the writing system serves these changes well, Chinese characters have also undergone significant reform. This volume provides an analysis of the conflict between one of the world's oldest surviving script systems and the latest developments in communications technology."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 377-406) and index
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In Springer e-books
Subject Language policy -- China.
Chinese language -- Transliteration.
Chinese language -- Data processing.
Chinese language -- Reform.
Chinese characters -- Data processing.
Form Electronic book
Author Baldauf, Richard B., 1943-
ISBN 0387485740 (hbk.)
0387485767
9780387485744 (hbk.)
9780387485768