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Title:Special issue: Language politics in Africa
Editor:Plessis, Theodorus duISNI
Year:2014
Periodical:Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa (ISSN 1753-5395)
Volume:45
Issue:3
Pages:109
Language:English
City of publisher:Oxford
Publisher:Routledge
Geographic terms:South Africa
Zimbabwe
Subjects:language policy
multilingualism
External link:https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rlms20/45/3
Abstract:As has become customary, the third annual issue of 'Language Matters' deals with language politics in Africa. Contributions: Challenges to the implementation of bilingual/multilingual language policies at tertiary institutions in South Africa (1995-2012) (Noleen Turner, Rosemary Wildsmith-Cromarty); Entry-level students' reading abilities and what these abilities might mean for academic readiness (Alan Cliff); Being (im)polite: A forensic linguistic approach to interpreting a hate speech case (Terrence Carney); Discourses of ethnicity in Zimbabwe: deliberative democracy or online misogyny? (Nicholus Nyika); Dialogicality and imaginings of two 'community' notice boards in post-apartheid Observatory, Cape Town (Amiena Peck, Felix Banda); The South African Language Rights Monitor and information on language policy and planning in South Africa (Theodorus du Plessis). [ASC Leiden abstract]
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