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Language and society in Hong Kong
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of English.
2008 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Hong Kong is one the most linguistically interesting communities in the world. This volume presents a compilation of local and international research on language issues relevant to the study of language in the context of the Hong Kong SAR today. The eighteen chapters in this book are organised thematically into six sections: The Hong Kong speech community; The sociolinguistics of Chinese;The sociolinguistics of English; Code-switching and code-mixing; Language and gender; and Language planning and language policies.

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Hong Kong: Hong Kong Open University Press , 2008, 2nd. , 495 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-44393ISBN: 978-9627707578OAI: diva2:361219
Available from: 2010-11-08 Created: 2010-11-08 Last updated: 2012-03-05Bibliographically approved

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