Language and Development

ISBN 978-3-89645-720-2

Language and Development

Edited by: Rose Marie Beck. With an introduction by: Rose Marie Beck. With contributions by: Joseph Baya, Thomas Bearth, Bernadette Böcker, Clarissa Eck, Nadine Sieveking, Lydie Vé Kouadio, Vic Webb.

Series: FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2008, Volume 20

164 pp.
3 colour photographs, 2 colour illustrations, numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English, German
Format: 160 x 240 mm
340 g
€ 39.80

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Rose Marie Beck:

Thomas Bearth:
Language and sustainability

Vic Webb:
Development in Africa – The role of language planning

Joseph Baya:
Development in the Tura region in a time of crisis – A report on local language based action research

Lydie Vé Kouadio:
The anger of women versus the silence of men – An analysis of the discourse of the women of W. concerning the management of their huller

Nadine Sieveking:
"Communication is the key" – Promoting gender equality in Senegal

Bernadette Böcker:
Communicative crisis management in a village association – The role of turn-taking

Clarissa Eck:
Die Struktur wirtschaftlichen Handelns – Organisationsprinzipien der Gesprächs­eröffnung und Gesprächsbeendigung in kenianischen Produktionsgesprächen

In our programme, further analyses of linguistic pragmatics in African languages have been published, see the following links:

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