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Laitin, David D. 1992. Language repertoires and state construction in Africa. (Cambridge studies in comparative politics). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. xii + 205 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Language as a subject


L. describes African (mainly sub-Saharan) language use patterns, in terms of the sometimes conflicting interests of government and various groups in the state in outlining language policies, in order to support his argument that Africa will stay multilingual for the near future.

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