Language Planning and Policy in Taiwan: Past, Present, and Future

@article{Wu2011LanguagePA,
  title={Language Planning and Policy in Taiwan: Past, Present, and Future},
  author={Ming-Hsuan Wu},
  journal={Language Problems and Language Planning},
  year={2011},
  volume={35},
  pages={15-34}
}
  • Ming-Hsuan Wu
  • Published 2011
  • Linguistics
  • Language Problems and Language Planning
This overview and analysis of language policy and planning (LPP) in Taiwan since the seventeenth century is written from the perspective of language ecology and uses Cooper’s three-part approach: status planning, acquisition planning and corpus planning. The paper investigates how languages and their speakers have interacted with one another and with their sociocultural and political contexts, and how different policies at different times have altered the local language ecology. Three emerging… 

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