Language Planning and Politics in Pakistan (R-9)

Language Planning and Politics in Pakistan (R-9)

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  • Sunday | 01 Jan, 1995
  • Tariq Rahman
  • Research Reports,Project Publications
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Tariq Rahman, SDPI 1995 Abstract This study aims at studying language planning (LP) in Urdu, Punjabi, Pashto, Sindhi, Baluchi and Siraiki, with a view to understanding how it is related to political policies, aims and motivations.  The study is divided into two sections. Section one provides a theoretical framework for interpreting the processes involved in, and the explicit and implicit goals of, LP; section two studies LP in Pakistan with reference to the aforementioned languages.