Publication details [#7373]

Parkin, David J. 1974. Status factors in language adding: Bahati housing estate in Nairobi. In Whiteley, W.H., ed. Language in Kenya. Oxford University Press. pp. 147–165.
Publication type
Article in book
Publication language
Language as a subject


P. demonstrates what common factors (mostly involving age and status) determine the 'adding' of Swahili and Kamba to the vernacular among Bahati Kikuy in Nairobi.