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Reif, Megan and Lindsay J. Benstead. 2013. Polarization or Pluralism? Language, Identity, and Attitudes toward American Culture among Algeria’s Youth. Middle East Journal of Culture and Communication 6 (1) : 75–106.
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Post-colonial Algerian Arabization policies training students in Standard Arabic (to the exclusion of dialectal Arabic, Berber or French) have generated a somewhat polarized society, where a Francophone orientation is linked to mother tongue, religiosity, and socioeconomic status.