Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2020)

Policies on the Vietnamese Language in Vietnam – A Historical - Social Analysis

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Truong Thi My Linh
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Available Online 1 May 2020.
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https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200428.059How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Vietnamese language, policy, law, state
Abstract
The article gives an overview of the Vietnamese state’s policies toward the Vietnamese language from 1945 to the present. The historical - social analysis of state policies on the Vietnamese language was conducted by analysis, synthesis, and comparison methods. The primary materials used in this article are the legal documents of the modern Vietnamese state through historical periods and research works of some Vietnamese scholars. The author established two significant tasks: Clarifying the necessity of making policies on the Vietnamese language in Vietnam and analyzing the movement and development of these policies in the legal process of Vietnam. The research results show that: (1) The development and improvement of policies on the Vietnamese language in Vietnam are significant because of these reasons: the rational and civilized behaviors of a sovereign state to its official language, the critical role of the Vietnamese language in the culture and development of Vietnamese people, the multi-ethnic country, the extensive use of Vietnamese, and new challenges put for Vietnamese language in the process of cultural exchange today; (2) Policies toward the Vietnamese language during the historical periods incessantly development and supplement, and always ensure consistency in recognizing the importance of the Vietnamese language.
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AU  - Truong Thi My Linh
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DA  - 2020/05/01
TI  - Policies on the Vietnamese Language in Vietnam – A Historical - Social Analysis
BT  - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Humanities and Social Science Research (ICHSSR 2020)
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