Language attitudes in sub-Saharan Africa : a sociolinguistic overview /

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Author / Creator:Adegbija, Efurosibina E., 1952-
Imprint:Clevedon, Avon ; Philadelphia : Multilingual Matters, Ltd., c1994.
Description:viii, 130 p. ; 22 cm.
Series:Multilingual matters ; 103
Multilingual matters (Series) 103.
Subject:Sociolinguistics -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Multilingualism -- Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Format: Print Book
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ISBN:1853592390 (hard) : £24.95 (est.) (U.S. $49.00 : est.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-130) and index.

An informative sociolinguistic and sociopolitical description and analysis of language attitudes in sub-Saharan Africa. The book emphasizes the strong ideological and polemical view that multilingualism in sub-Saharan Africa should seen as a resource and an asset. It argues, therefore, that African indigenous languages need to empowered for greater functions to ensure effective mass mobilization, literacy, and total and original self-actualization.

Physical Description:viii, 130 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 122-130) and index.
ISBN:1853592390 (hard) : £24.95 (est.) (U.S. $49.00 : est.)