Publication details [#53775]

Ndhlovu, Finex. 2010. Language politics in postcolonial Africa revisited: Minority agency and language imposition. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 41 (2) : 175–192.
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Language as a subject
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Focusing on the role of African minorities in the marginalisation of their own African languages, this study argues that notwithstanding official language policies, there is still room for 'unplanned' language planning activities in opposing hegemonic language ideologies in post-colonial Africa.