By Dipika Mukherjee

Malaysia has lengthy been a melting pot of varied cultures and ethnicities, together with the 3 biggest populations, the Malay, chinese language, and Indians. regardless of this, efforts to enforce multilingualism, recommended via language educators and coverage makers, were marred by way of political and spiritual affiliations. Drawing on 20 years of box learn, this well timed research of language edition in Malaysia is a vital contribution to the certainty not just of linguistic pluralism within the nation, but additionally of the Indian Diaspora, and of the consequences of language swap on city migrant populations. The examine awarded the following can be of curiosity to students of Southeast Asian and South Asian Studies.

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