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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: The Sociolinguistics of Development in Africa
Written By: PaulinGDjite
URL: http://www.multilingual-matters.com/multi/display.asp?isb=9781847690456
Series Title: Multilingual Matters
Description:

This book is an analysis of modernisation informed by the place of language
in education, health, the economy and governance in the African context.
It paints a wide canvas of Africa in its different facets, and shows how
language is used as an instrument to deny access to socioeconomic and
political emancipation.

Publication Year: 2008
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1847690467
ISBN-13: 9781847690463
Pages: 220
Prices: U.S.$ 139.95
U.K.£ 69.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1847690459
ISBN-13: 9781847690456
Pages: 220
Prices: U.K.£ 27.95
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