Publication details [#60203]

Jernudd, B.H. 2015. Language management in the regional conflicts in the Sudans. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2015 (232) : 121–141.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


The ideology of the ruling central Sudan elite is determined by Arabic as the medium of divine expression, and the knowledge and use of Arabic underlies their identity. People in and from Sudanese conflict zones have responded in diverse ways to this central stance on language and this is pivotal for the relation to South Sudan. Some language management facts are debated.