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Title: Language Planning and Policy in Africa Vol 1
Subtitle: Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa
Edited By: Richard B. Baldauf Jr.
Robert B. Kaplan
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=18535967252
Series Title: Language Planning and Policy
Description:

This volume covers the language situation in Botswana, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa explaining the linguistic diversity, the historical and political contexts and the current language situation, including language-in-education planning, the role of the media, the role of religion, and the roles of non-indigenous languages. The authors are indigenous and have been participants in the language planning context.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1853597252
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 280
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