Patterns in Language, Culture, and Society: Sub-Saharan Africa. Edited by Robert K. Herbert


Front Matter
pp. i-vi
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Part I

What Do We Know About Language Planning? (A Preliminary Statement)
Fishman, Joshua A. pp. 1-2
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Language Reforms of the Past and in the Developing Countries
Fodor, István pp. 3-17
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The Official Language Controversy: Indigenous versus Colonial
Kotey, Paul Amon pp. 18-26
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Language Planning and Literacy Development: An African Example
Okezie, Joyce A. pp. 27-36
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A Function-Oriented Model of Initial Language Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa
Okonkwo, C. J. Emeka pp. 37-52
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Language Planning in Cameroon: Toward a Trilingual Education System
Tadadjeu, Maurice pp. 53-75
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Part II

On Typological Approach to Sociolinguistic Problems in West Africa
Koval, Antonina I.; Porkhomovsky, Victor Ja.; Vinogradov, Victor V. pp. 76-77
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Multilingualism in Lagos--What it Means to the Social Scientist
Scotton, Carol Myers pp. 78-90
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Some Structural Changes in Bantu Languages Due to Their Specific Communicative Functions
Okhotina, N. V. pp. 91-92
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Stable Triglossia at Larteh, Ghana
Johnson, Bruce C. pp. 93-102
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Creole Speech Communities
DeBose, Charles E. pp. 103-112
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The Conceptual Framework of Humboldtian Ethnolinguistics in German Africanistics
Wolff, Ekkehard pp. 113-124
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The Beginnings of Ethnohistory in Western Wellegga: The Mao Problem
Bender, M. L. pp. 125-141
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The Semantics of Noun Classes in Proto-Bantu
Creider, Chet A.; Denny, J. Peter pp. 142-163
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The Reconstruction of Proto-Bantu Culture from the Lexicon
Polomé, Edgar C. pp. 164-173
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Historical Implications of the Vai Consonant System
Welmers, Wm. E. pp. 174-184
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Sex-Based Differences in Cognitive Processing of Spatial Relations in Bilingual Students in Niger
Hill, Clifford Alden pp. 185-198
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African Literary Communications and the European Languages: The Case of Francophone Writers of Senegal
Madubuike, Ihechukwu pp. 199-211
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Back Matter
pp. 212-215
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