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Fri Jan 16 2004

Books: Sociolinguistics, Africa: Makoni et al (eds.)

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Message 1: Africa and Applied Linguistics: Makoni, Meinhof (eds.)

Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 13:08:52 -0500 (EST)
From: paul <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Africa and Applied Linguistics: Makoni, Meinhof (eds.)


Title: Africa and Applied Linguistics
Series Title: AILA Review, Volume 16
			
Publication Year: 2004
			
Publisher:	John Benjamins 
		http://www.benjamins.com/
		http://www.benjamins.nl/
			
Book URL: http://www.benjamins.nl/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=AILA_16 

Editor: Sinfree Makoni, Pennsylvania State University 
Editor: Ulrike H. Meinhof, University of Southhampton 

Paperback: ISBN: 1588113892, Pages: 180 pp., Price: USD 84.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9027239851, Pages: 180 pp., Price: EUR 70.00

			
Abstract:

AILA Review is a publication of the Association Internationale de
Linguistique Appliqu´┐Że, an international federation of national
associations for applied linguistics. Volume 16 of AILA Review is the
first to appear with John Benjamins and contains a unique collection
of articles, guest-edited by Sinfree Makoni and Ulrike H. Meinhof on
Africa and Applied Lingustics. The articles include: "Language
ideology and politics: A critical appraisal of French as second
official language in Nigeria." by Tope Omoniyi, "The democratisation
of indigenous languages: The case of Malawi." by Themba Moyo,
"Classroom codeswitching in post-colonial contexts: Functions,
attitudes and policies." by Gibson Ferguson, "A pilot study of
Supplemental Instruction for at-risk students at an Historically Black
University (HBU) in South Africa." by Constance Zulu, "Using
historical data to explain language attitudes: A South African case
study" by Ian Bekker, "Discourse, culture and the law: The analysis of
crosstalk in the Southern African bilingual courtroom." by Pulie
Thetela, "Language and the law: Who has the upper hand? A corpus
analysis of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) hearings."
by Vivian de Klerk, "Dysphemisms in the language of Nigeria's
President Olusegun Obasanjo." by Yisa Kehunde Yusuf, "Managing 'face'
in urban public transport: Polite request strategies in commuter
omnibus discourse in Harare." by Pedzisai Mashiri, "Popular Malagasy
music and the construction of cultural identities." by Zafimahaleo
Rasolofondraosolo and Ulrike Hanna Meinhof, "'I want to be like a
human again.': Morbidity and retained ability in an Alzheimer
sufferer." by Stanley G.M. Ridge, Sinfree Makoni, and Elaine Ridge,
and a profile of Doug Young.



Table of contents

Introducing applied linguistics in Africa
Sinfree Makoni and Ulrike H. Meinhof 1-12 

Articles 

Language ideology and politics: A critical appraisal of French as
second official language in Nigeria
Tope Omoniyi 13-25 

The democratisation of indigenous languages: The case of Malawi
Themba Moyo 26-37 

Classroom code-switching in post-colonial contexts: Functions,
attitudes and policies
Gibson Ferguson 38-51 

A pilot study of Supplemental Instruction for at-risk students at an
Historically Black University (HBU) in South Africa
Constance Zulu 52-61 

Using historical data to explain language attitudes: A South African
case study
Ian Bekker 62-77 

Discourse, culture and the law: The analysis of crosstalk in the
Southern African bilingual courtroom
Pulie Thetela 78-88 

Language and the law: Who has the upper hand? 
Vivian de Klerk 89-103 

Dysphemisms in the language of Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo
Yisa Kehunde Yusuf 104-119 

Managing 'face' in urban public transport: Polite request strategies
in commuter omnibus discourse in Harare
Pedzisai Mashiri 120-126 

Popular Malagasy music and the construction of cultural identities
Zafimahaleo Rasolofondraosolo and Ulrike H. Meinhof 127-148 

"I want to be like a human again": Morbidity and retained ability in
an Alzheimer sufferer
Stanley G.M. Ridge, Sinfree Makoni and Elaine Ridge 149-169 

Doug Young: A profile 
Rochelle Kapp 170-171 

Notes on contributors 172-173

Lingfield(s):	Sociolinguistics 			 

Written In:	English (Language Code: ENG)


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