Language Planning and Language Change in Japan: East Asian Perspectives

Social science

Tessa Carroll

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 210 pages

File size: 1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Highlights the shift in language planning and language change in Japan at the end of the 20th century against a background of significant socio-cultural, political, and economic change and places them in a comparative context. Issues investigated include the concept of disorder in language; changes in official language; changing attitudes to regional dialects; and the impact of globalisation and technological advances.