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National language planning & language shifts in Malaysian minority communities

Dipika Mukherjee

National language planning & language shifts in Malaysian minority communities

speaking in many tongues

by Dipika Mukherjee

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Published by Amsterdam University Press in Amsterdam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Languages,
  • Language planning

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [189]-201) and index.

    Other titlesNational language planning and language shifts in Malaysian minority communities
    Statementedited by Dipika Mukherjee and Maya Khemlani David
    SeriesIIAS publications series. Edited volumes -- 5., IIAS publications series -- 5.
    ContributionsInternational Institute for Asian Studies
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPL5051 .N37 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination206 p. :
    Number of Pages206
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25081288M
    ISBN 109089642714
    ISBN 109789089642714
    LC Control Number2011474359
    OCLC/WorldCa739282335

    Language, Education and Nation-Building: Assimilation and Shift in Southeast Asia (Palgrave Studies in Minority Languages and Communities). Basingstoke, Hampshire, U.K.: Palgrave Macmillan.   Language policy and planning in higher education in Malaysia: Responding to the needs of the knowledge economy. A project classified under the Intensified Research Priority Areas, funded by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation, Malaysia.

    Saraiki was included with Punjabi in the and censuses. National language. Urdu (اردو) is the national language (قومی زبان), lingua franca and one of two official languages of Pakistan (the other currently being English). Although only about 7% of Pakistanis speak it as their first language, it is widely spoken and understood as a second language by the vast majority of.   The basic premise of sociolinguistics is that language is variable and ever-changing. As a result, language is not uniform or constant. Rather, it is varied and inconsistent for both the individual user and within and among groups of speakers who use the same language.

    communities. In Marlis Hellinger and Anne Pauwels (eds.), Language and Communication: Diversity and Change. Handbook of Applied Linguistics Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2 country’s national languages. In addition, no fewer than 40 other Bantu and non-Bantu languages are spoken as home and community languages but tend to be excluded. global language, manifests itself on the African continent. As more countries in Africa adopt English as an official language, and as more still write English into the public school curriculum, it is worthwhile to examine the economic and political reasons for these important linguistic shifts and.


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National Language Planning and Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities Book Description: Malaysia has long been a melting pot of various cultures and ethnicities, including the three largest populations, the Malay, Chinese, and Indians.

theoretical elegance of language policy, that National Language Planning & Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities: Speaking in Many Tongues is rooted.

It thus constitutes a fascinating and invaluable contri-bution to the field of language planning. While acknowledging the good intentions of much of the official pol.

Get this from a library. National language planning & language shifts in Malaysian minority communities: speaking in many tongues. [Dipika Mukherjee; Maya Khemlani David; International Institute for Asian Studies.;] -- Controversies and problems with regard to language policy and language education still exist in Malaysia.

Despite the attempts of language policy makers to promote. National Language Planning and Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities: Speaking in Many Tongues Details As there is no book published internationally on the language policy in Malaysia and the effects on the language change in urban migrant populations, this book is a timely contribution not only to an understanding of Malaysian.

Get this from a library. National language planning & language shifts in Malaysian minority communities: speaking in many tongues. [Dipika Mukherjee; Maya Khemlani David;].

National Language Planning and Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities: Speaking in Many Tongues. As there is no book published internationally on the language policy in Malaysia and the effects on the language change in urban migrant populations, this book is a timely contribution not only to an understanding of Malaysian.

Malaysia has long been a melting pot of various cultures and ethnicities, including the three largest populations, the Malay, Chinese, and Indians. Despite this, efforts to implement multilingualism, advocated by language educators and policy makers, have been marred by. National Language Planning and Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities Speaking in Many Tongues Edited by Dipik a Muk herjee a n d M aya K heml a n i Dav id isbn 90 4 amsterdam university press 9 amsterdam university press National Language Planning & Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities.

Ethnic Identity in the Tamil Community of Kuching was published in National Language Planning and Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities on page In this paper the term language planning has been preferred to language planning and language policy.

Cooper (), Schiffman (), and Kaplan and Baldauf. Language planning (also known as language engineering) is a deliberate effort to influence the function, structure or acquisition of languages or language varieties within a speech community.

Robert L. Cooper () defines language planning as "the activity of preparing a normative orthography, grammar, and dictionary for the guidance of writers and speakers in a non-homogeneous speech. National language planning and language shifts in Malaysian minority communities: speaking in many tongues Brian Ridge [1] [1] University of Southern Queensland.

NASSDOC. Indian Council of Social Science Research National Social Science Documentation Cen Ferozeshah Road, Near Mandi House Metro Station, New Delhi Tel No.

+91 /94/95 E-mail [email protected] Get this from a library. National language planning & language shifts in Malaysian minority communities: speaking in many tongues. [Dipika Mukherjee; Maya Khemlani David; International Institute for Asian Studies.;] -- "Controversies and problems with regard to language policy and language education still exist in Malaysia.

Despite the attempts of language policy makers to promote. National Language Planning and Language Shifts in Malaysian Minority Communities Dipika Mukherjee and Maya Khemlani David (eds.) Malaysia is a melting pot of many different cultures and ethnicities, the three largest being Malay, Chinese and Indian.

An analysis of language variation in this polyglot nation will help in understanding the reasons. This resulted in the dominant minority communities, like the Chinese and Tamils setting up what was described as national-type schools as compared to national schools.2 In a similar manner, Punjabi language schools at the primary level were also set up in various towns in Malaysia.

Ting, S. Intercultural communication in Sarawak. In D. Mukherjee & M. David (Eds.). Speaking in many tongues: Language shifts in Malaysian minority communities and the effects of national language planning (pp.

Amsterdam. In Singapore, language planning is associated with government planning. In this top-down approach, the government influences the acquisition of languages and their respective functions within the speech community through the education system.

Language planning aims to facilitate effective communication within the speech community, which can result in a language shift or language.

Most of the Uralic languages are seriously en-dangered minority languages – only Finnish, Hungarian, and Estonian are prin-cipal national languages spoken in independent countries. Despite being. The indigenous languages of Malaysia belong to the Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian families.

The national, or official, language is Malay which is the mother tongue of the majority Malay ethnic group. The main ethnic groups within Malaysia comprise the Malays, Chinese and Indians, with many other ethnic groups represented in smaller numbers, each with its own languages.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Language Note: English. Description: Seiten: Contents: Contents - 6[-]Acknowledgements - 8[-]Foreword - 10[-]Introduction - 14[-]1 The Importance of Ethnic Identity when Language Shift Occurs - 24[-]2 Ethnic Identity in the Tamil Community of Kuching - 44[-]3 Do Exogamous Marriages Result in Language Shift?

- 60[-]4 Malaysian. This book, a project of Malaysia Study Programme of ISEAS, covers the whole of Malaysia since its formation inusing statistics collected in the four pan-Malaysia Population Censuses held in. Contemporary Language Planning "A good deal of language planning after the Second World War was undertaken by emerging nations that arose out of the end of colonial empires.

These nations faced decisions as to what language(s) to designate as .