Language Planning and Policy in Africa
Richard B. Baldauf, Robert B. Kaplan
Multilingual Matters, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 282 pages
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.
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The Language Situation in Botswana
The Language Planning Situation in Malawi
The Language Situation in Mozambique
The Language Planning Situation in South Africa
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African languages Afrikaans apartheid areas Baldauf Banda Bantu languages Basarwa Batawana bilingual broadcasts Cape census Chewa Chichewa Chiefs Chinyanja churches colonial communication Constitution Curriculum dialects discussion District Dutch economic education system elite ethnic groups Gaborone grade guage implementation indigenous languages isiXhosa isiZulu issues Journal Kalanga Kayambazinthu Kishindo Klerk language groups language maintenance language planning language policy language practices language shift language spread language-in-education policy learning lingua franca linguistic literacy Lomwe major Malawi Malawian languages Mang'anja Maputo medium of instruction Ministry minority languages missionaries monograph mother tongue Mozambican Mozambique multilingual national language Ngoni Nguni Nyanja official language organisations orthography policy and planning political population Portuguese primary school programmes promote radio region religion Report role Setswana Shiyeyi social sociolinguistic Sotho South Africa Southern Africa speak spoken status teachers teaching tion tribes Tumbuka University urban vernacular Wayeyi Zomba Zulu