Globalization and Language Vitality
Perspectives from Black Africa
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Globalization and Language Vitality by Cecile Vigouroux
Book DescriptionThis is a comprehensive and diverse examination of the effects of globalization on languages in Africa, aimed at students and researchers interested in language endangerment and change.This book discusses the effects of globalization on languages in Africa. In contrast to previous studies, the contributors examine whether or not globalization is affecting African languages in the same ways and at the same rate in different countries, and how local experiences of language change vary from place to place. Rather than seeing English as the 'killer language' par excellence, the contributors probe ways in which languages are being used side by side to complement each other in some contexts while competing against European colonial languages in others. The result is a diverse canvas of language vitality in the African context, including matters of endangerment and loss, through the lense of globalization in its various interpretations.This book is a must read for students and researchers interested in language change and death and in the fate of European languages in the rest of the world.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826495150
(234mm x 156mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 5-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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A comprehensive and diverse examination of the effects of globalization on languages in Africa, suitable for students and researchers interested in language endangerment and change. It discusses the effects of globalization on languages in Africa.
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Author Biography - Cecile Vigouroux
Cecile Vigouroux is Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Languages at Simon Fraser University, Canada. Salikoko S. Mufwene is the Frank J. McLoraine Distinguished Service Professor of Linguistics as well as Professor on the Committee on Evolutionary Biology at the University of Chicago, USA.
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