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SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA (Multilingual Matters)

by Paulin G. Djite

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Published by Multilingual Matters .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Development studies,
  • Social Science,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Sociology,
  • Africa,
  • Linguistics,
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Africa - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11917864M
    ISBN 101847690467
    ISBN 109781847690463

      The sociolinguistic situation in Africa by a. sosal a. 1. By Ahmed Sosal ment of Linguistics University of Khartoum December 2. IntroductionAfrican sociolinguistic studies the patterns of 1. Language use 2. Language variation and 3.   The worst-hit regions are East Africa, where almost 31% of the population suffer from malnutrition, and Central Africa, where the figure is %. Does Development Aid Really Help? Recommended For You.

    Listen to thousands of best sellers and new releases on your iPhone, iPad, or Android. Get any audiobook FREE during your Free Trial. China’s economic engagement with Africa has skyrocketed over the past decade, leading to debate about the nature of Chinese investment and aid to the continent. Yun Sun describes some of China.

    Ali Mazrui and Michael Tidy ‘The De-colonization of Africa: unity or balkanization’ in Nationalism and New Nation States in Africa, Heinemann Discuss the role that ideology played in Africa’s post-colonial development. Use the text case study or an independent case for extra credit October 1: . Sociolinguistics is the descriptive study of the effect of any and all aspects of society, including cultural norms, expectations, and context, on the way language is used, and society's effect on language. It differs from sociology of language, which focuses on the effect of language on inguistics overlaps considerably with pragmatics.


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SOCIOLINGUISTICS OF DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA (Multilingual Matters) by Paulin G. Djite Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book discusses the existing sociolinguistic order in Africa, how it is sustained, how it might be changed to the advantage of those who are dominated by it and, most importantly, how it affects the development potential of the Continent.

It raises issues about African languages that the average person is not always aware by:   This book discusses the existing sociolinguistic order in Africa, how it is sustained, how it might be changed to the advantage of those who are dominated by it and, most importantly, how it affects the development potential of the Continent.

It raises issues about African languages that the average person is not always aware of.5/5(1). His previous books include The Sociolinguistics of Development in Africa (), From Language Policy to Language Planning: An Overview of Key Languages in.

Get this from a library. The sociolinguistics of development in Africa. [Paulin G Djité] -- "This book discusses the existing sociolinguistic order in Africa, how it is sustained how it might be changed to the advantage of those who are dominated by it and, most importantly, how it affects.

Get this from a library. The sociolinguistics of development in Africa. [Paulin G Djité] -- An analysis of modernisation informed by the place of language in education, health, the economy and governance in the African context. This book covers Africa in its different facets, and shows how.

This book provides an alternative to the Eurocentric view of sociolinguistic dynamics in Africa, and will make an ideal read or supplemental textbook for scholars and students in the field/disciplines of African languages and linguistics, and those interested in southern theory or ‘sociolinguistics in the margins’.

This volume offers a new perspective on sociolinguistics in Africa. Eschewing the traditional approach which looks at the interaction between European and African languages in the wake of colonialism, this book turns its focus to the social dynamics of African languages and African societies.

South Africa has been the meeting ground of speakers of languages belonging to several major families, the chief ones being Khoesan, Niger–Congo, Indo-European and Sign Language. (It is surely time to include Sign languages in our genealogies of language, and to devote as much space to them as to any other language family in our.

regions are covered. This book will serve as an important tool to help widen the perspective on sociolinguistics to readers of English. Divided into parts covering: the Americas, Asia, Australasia, Africa and the Middle East, and Europe, the book provides readers with.

This book is intended to provide students with a sound, basic coverage of most of the topics dealt with in courses described as either ‘Sociolinguistics’ or ‘The Sociology of Language.’ It assumes very little previous knowledge of linguistics, anthropology, or sociology, and so should prove to be most useful in a first-level course.

THIS CHAPTER FOCUSES on the importance of the Gujarati language and culture for the ethnic identity development and maintenance of young people living in the Diaspora context of South Africa.

Thirty-seven current and former students of a heritagelanguage school in South Africa completed surveys, semistructured interviews, and language tests. Originally published in The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between and was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions.

In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its adaptations to its new context are traced to the point where a distinct South African Bhojpuri koine. New Africa Books, - Sociolinguistics - pages. 1 Review. Preview this book 4/5(1). Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences 47 () – Published by Elsevier Ltd.

Selection and/or peer review under responsibility of Prof. Hüseyin Uzunboylu doi: / CY-ICER Sociolinguistic influences on the learners as readers in the South African primary school classroom SmithCGA TUT, South Campus, Soshanguve, South Africa. Sociolinguistics is the study of the connection between language and society and the way people use language in different social situations.

It asks the question, "How does language affect the social nature of human beings, and how does social interaction shape language?" It ranges greatly in depth and detail, from the study of dialects across.

'[The] Sociolinguistics of Globalization is a wonderful addition to the changing field of sociolinguistics, and a must for any serious student of sociolinguistics.

It should be clear that the research methodology presented therein is inspiring, and the need for further application is apparent.' Source: The Linguist List. All recent books on international social work mention Africa only briefly and few engage with the broader field of development studies.

This book focuses solely on the unique African context engaging with issues relating to social work and development more broadly thus enabling a deeper examination and more complex and nuanced picture to emerge.

KEYWORDS: Africa, Development, Underdevelopment, Leaders. INTRODUCTION No doubt that Africa is one of, if not, the most blessed by nature in the comity of continents. The goodness of nature to African is mainly manifested in her rich natural resources which includes the best climatic condition.

Chapter 7: Language variation 4 MAP main Fulani of West Africa are dark (blue) on the map. Dialect It is generally assumed that Fula is a language, that is, a single language, with a number of this sense, a dialect is regarded as a geographical variety of a language, spoken in a certain area, and being different in some linguistic items from.

SOCIOLINGUISTICS: LANGUAGE AND CULTURES Sociolinguists study the language worlds of communities, homes, factories and schools, and their work reveals the chameleon-like characteristics of human lan-guages.

Remarkable variety and continuous change are the norms, not just among different languages but within language communities. Sociolinguists. The development of sociolinguistics The development of sociolinguistics is bound up with the activity of American and British linguists since the early s.

First and foremost of these is William Labov who, in a pioneering investigation of the English of New York city published inarrived at many new conclusions concerning language.Colonialism and Economic Development in Africa Leander Heldring and James A.

Robinson NBER Working Paper No. November JEL No. N37,N47,O55 ABSTRACT In this paper we evaluate the impact of colonialism on development in Sub-Saharan Africa. In the world context, colonialism had very heterogeneous effects, operating through many.Sociolinguistics and Language Teaching looks at the relationship between language and society and the importance of showing language in a real social setting.

The easy-to-follow and reflective guide covers multilingualism, gender bias, identity development, and the role of gatekeepers in language learning policy and practices.