Language Policies and Language Planning
(9,384 words)

1. Introduction

The place of Arabs in the modern world has been determined to a large extent by the fact that, beginning around the end of World War I and well into the post-World War II period, the majority of the countries of the Arab world were under British or French mandate, in accordance with the Sykes-Picot agreement of 1916. The development plans of these countries and their emergent political, ec…

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Kassim Shaaban, “Language Policies and Language Planning”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 22 September 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_vol2_0089>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831



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