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A comparative study of the re-planning of Chinese characters in China and Japan in the 21st century

Premaratne, Dilhara Darshana


This study examines on a comparative basis the new Chinese and Japanese script initiatives announced in 2009. While being the latest script policy initiatives in the script reform arena of China and Japan, these initiatives are also significant because after a silence of about twenty to twenty-five years, a dramatic change has been made simultaneously to the existing script policies in the two countries. Keeping in line with the new trend that has emerged in the field of language planning...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d5fcd6588939
Access Rights: Open Access


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