The Languages of Africa and the Diaspora

The Languages of Africa and the Diaspora

Educating for Language Awareness

eBook - 2009
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Examines the social cost of linguistic exceptionalism for the education of speakers of nondominant/subordinated languages in the African diaspora. This title takes the languages of Africa, the Caribbean, and the US as cases in point to illustrate the effects of exceptionalist beliefs that these languages are inadequate for instructional purposes.
Publisher: Bristol, UK ; Buffalo, NY : Multilingual Matters, ©2009
ISBN: 9781282135789
1282135783
9781847691354
1847691358
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 295 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Bond, George C.
Kleifgen, Jo Anne

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