Can language be planned?: Sociolinguistic theory and practice for developing nations

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University Press of Hawaii, 1971 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 343 pages
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Despite the fact that it has been now about forty years since the first publication of this book, its scholastic usefulness can be proved easily by looking at the reference sections of many research articles and research reports on the language planning issue. Almost it is one of the universally quoted and referred book regarding language policy. Its discussions on the motivations and ideologies behind language planning activities are still to be taken regardless of the current political situations. Moreover, it is an undeniable fact that this book shows the then language planning theoretical discourse. 

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Comparisons between Early TwentiethCentury Europe
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Language as an Aid and Barrier to Involvement in
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Religion Language and Political Mobilization
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