Publication details [#65363]

Heydon, Georgina and Eliseu Mabasso. 2018. The Impact of Multilingualism on Reporting Domestic Violence in Mozambique. Language Matters: Studies in the Languages of Africa 49 (1) : 84–106.
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Language as a subject
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This study explores the linguistic setting in which police and justice agencies conduct interviews in domestic violence cases in Maputo, Mozambique, where most people speak one or more African languages and many do not speak the official language, Portuguese, glibly.