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  • Language Politics

    Séagh Kehoe

    Chapter from the book: Kehoe S. & Wielander G. 2021. Cultural China 2020: The Contemporary China Centre Review.


    This chapter discusses linguistic practice, governance, and power. Topics covered include rights and freedoms, law and policy, research evaluation and gendered pronouns.

    Chapter Contents:

    6.0 Introduction
    Séagh Kehoe
    6.1 China’s Minority Language Rights: No Bulwark Against Upcoming Change
    Alexandra Grey
    6.2 Linguistic Hierarchies and Mandarin Promulgation: An Excerpt from Dialect and Nationalism in China, 1860–1960
    Gina Anne Tam
    6.3 The Hidden Language Policy of China’s Research Evaluation Reform
    Race MoChridhe
    6.4 War of Words and Gender: Pronominal Feuds of the Republican Period and the Early PRC
    Coraline Jortay

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    How to cite this chapter
    Kehoe, S. 2021. Language Politics. In: Kehoe S. & Wielander G (eds.), Cultural China 2020. London: University of Westminster Press. DOI: https://doi.org/10.16997/book58.g

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    Published on Nov. 29, 2021