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Youth Language Practices in Africa and Beyond

Ed. by Nassenstein, Nico / Hollington, Andrea

Series:Contributions to the Sociology of Language [CSL] 105

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    99,95 € / $114.99 / £91.00*

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    Publication Date:
    September 2015
    Copyright year:
    2015
    ISBN
    978-1-61451-852-5
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    Youth languages have increasingly attracted the attention of scholars and students of various disciplines. African youth languages are a vibrant phenomenon with manifold characteristics involving a range of different languages. This book is a first comprehensive study of African youth languages and presents fresh insights into various youth languages, providing linguistic as well as sociolinguistic data and analyses.

    Details

    xi, 366 pages
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Collection
    Keyword(s):
    Language Contact; Youth Language; Language Manipulation; Linguistic Creativity

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    Nico Nassenstein and AndreaHollington, University of Cologne, Germany.

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