Publication details [#53653]

Abdelhay, Ashraf. 2010. A critical commentary on the discourse of language rights in the Naivasha language policy in Sudan using habitus as a method. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2010 (206) : 21–45.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


This study on the linguistic habitus of subjugated Sudanese groups, argues that the language rights discourse in the Naivasha language policy in Sudan cannot approbate local languages as educational tools without handling the possibilities of engendering the economic and social conditions for their usage.