Introduction: Language and schooling in India and Sri Lanka: Language medium matters

  title={Introduction: Language and schooling in India and Sri Lanka: Language medium matters},
  author={Chaise LaDousa and C. P. Davis},
  journal={International Journal of the Sociology of Language},
  pages={1 - 26}
Abstract This article introduces a special issue of the International Journal of the Sociology of Language focused on the topic of language medium, pervasive in the nations comprising South Asia. This introduction provides a brief overview of sociolinguistic scholarship on education in India and Sri Lanka, a short sketch of the phenomenon of language-medium schooling, a review of the articles included in the special issue, and a summary of the theoretical contributions of the articles. 

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