Publication details [#55317]

Makoni, Sinfree. 2011. A critical analysis of the historical and contemporary status of minority languages in Zimbabwe. Current Issues in Language Planning 12 (4) : 437–455.
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Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
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This survey study of complex issues concerning the hegemony postulation of various Zimbabwean minority language groups, focusing on the intricate controversies on language as medium of instruction, argues that the mutual relationships between state dynamics, ethnic structure, and history shift considerably and affect the success of minority language(-in-education) policies.