African Sociolinguistic and Sociocultural Studies

ISBN 978-3-89645-721-9

African Sociolinguistic and Sociocultural Studies

Edited by: Rainer Voßen. With contributions by: Joseph C.A. Agbakoba, Vincent Erskine Aziaku, Carl Ebobissé, Henrike Firsching, Eva Rothmaler, Julia Maximiliane Schwarz, Naïma Tahiri.

Series: FAB Frankfurt African Studies Bulletin Year 2009, Volume 21

131 pp.
2 maps, 7 diagrams, 2 graphs, numerous tables and charts
Text language(s): English, German
Format: 160 x 240 mm
310 g
€ 39.80


Editor’s Note

Joseph C.A. Agbakoba: The impact of the belief in the paranormal and the occult on economic and political development in West Africa

Vincent E. Aziaku: Sociolinguistic perspectives of animal names among the Ewe of Ghana

Carl Ebobissé: Language and power in sub-Saharan Africa – a case study of Cameroon

Henrike Firsching: Examples of metaphor translation in Hausa and Swahili bibles

Eva Rothmaler: Kanuri cuisine – was macht sie besonders?

Julia Maximiliane Schwarz: Zur Problematik von Sprachattitüden und nationaler Sprachpolitik am Beispiel Ugandas

Naima Tahiri: Von der Interferenz zum Sprachwandel – eine Diasporavarietät des Tarifit im Werden

Under these links you will find publications by the contributors and studies of sociolinguisticsdialogue analyses and speech strategies:

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