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Discrimination Through Language in Africa?

Perspectives on the Namibian Experience (Contributions to the Sociology of Language)

by Martin Putz

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Published by Mouton de Gruyter .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociolinguistics,
  • Sociology,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Namibia,
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan,
  • Language planning

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9017068M
    ISBN 10311014817X
    ISBN 109783110148176

      South Africa is a multi-lingual society that has some unique linguistic problems because of its policy of apartheid. On one level, there are tensions between its two official language groups, Afrikaans and English. On another level, there are linguistic tensions between the ethnic Europeans and the black majority, mostly in regard to language instruction in schools. Although South Africa is regarded by many to have the best language policy in the region, it has not accorded sign language an official status. 1 The African language speaking groups Collectively, the African language speaking South Africans form about 80% of the overall population of South Africa.

    Welcome to e-content platform of John Benjamins Publishing Company. Here you can find all of our electronic books and journals, for purchase and download or subscriber : Manfred Görlach. Discrimination, Racism, and Poverty The United States is a country where concerns about discrimination, racism, and poverty are pervasive. When I interviewed Seymour Papert at MIT (Goldberg, a), I expected our conversation to be primarily about computers and LOGO, the program he devised for elementary students.

      The Daily Show looks at recent stories of race and discrimination in America, including the black men who got arrested in Starbucks and Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet. Subscribe to The Daily Show. Analysis - It's , almost 25 years into South Africa's democratic dispensation, and racism is still playing out in the country's schools.


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Tz, Martin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Discrimination Through Language in Africa. (Contributions to the Sociology of Language)Format: Hardcover. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages ; 24 cm. Contents: Language and colonialism in Africa / M.

Puetz --The politics of language planning in Africa / E.G. Bokamba --Nation building and language in the new South Africa / N. Alexander --Empowerment of the masses through the use of African Discrimination Through Language in Africa?

book / Z.A. Matsela --The. Introduction --Section 1: Language contact and language conflict in Africa --The politics of language planning in Africa: Critical choices for the 2Ist Century --Nation building and language in the new South Africa --Empowerment of the masses through the use of African languages --The growth of Kiswahili as language of education and.

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Linguistic discrimination (also called glottophobia, linguicism and languagism) is unfair treatment which is based on use of language and characteristics of speech, including first language, accent, size of vocabulary (whether the speaker uses complex and varied words), modality, and syntax.

BOOK REVIEWS Discrimination through Language in Africa. Perspectives on the Namibian Experience. Edited by MARTIN PUTZ. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, Pp. ix + DM (cloth). Reviewed by Carol M. Eastman, University of Hawai'i This book is intended to be an assessment of the linguistic situation in Namibia since.

Language discrimination is suggested to be labeled linguicism South Africa was the first country to explicitly add intersex to and shares on its website stories that "break through the stigma and discrimination that people with drug or drinking problems often face." A report issued by the Global Commission on Drug Policy.

Discrimination through language in Africa?: perspectives on the Namibian experience / edited by Martin Pütz. Publication: Berlin, [Germany] ; New York, [New York]: Mouton de Gruyter.

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If this happens, the person or organisation applying the policy must show that there is a good reason for it. Language and Accent Discrimination in the Workplace.

Are English-only rules and language fluency requirements legal under employment and discrimination laws. Federal law prohibits discrimination based on national origin, which includes a person's ancestry, birthplace, culture, or surnames associated with a particular ethnicity.

Language and colonialism in Africa - Introduction; The politics of language planning in Africa: Critical choices for the 21st century; Nation building and language in the new South Africa; Empowerment of the masses through the use of African languages; The growth of Kiswahili as language of education and administration in Tanzania.

Born a Crime is an engaging, fast-paced and vivid read, traversing Noah’s early childhood, confined by the absurdities of apartheid, where. Apartheid (Afrikaans pronunciation: [aˈpartɦəit]; an Afrikaans word meaning "separateness", or "the state of being apart", literally "apart-hood") was a system of racial segregation in South Africa enforced through legislation by the National Party (NP), the governing party from to Under apartheid, the rights, associations, and.

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Discrimination at Work provides an incisive comparative analysis of how the nature of discrimination in both countries has changed, now often Cited by: 2. South Africa’s population diversity means all 11 languages have had a profound effect on each other.

South African English, for example, is littered with words and phrases from Afrikaans, Zulu, Nama and other African languages. (Image: Brand South Africa) South Africa is a multilingual country. Its democratic Constitution, which came into. Language discrimination is a subset of national origin discrimination.

Language discrimination refers to the unfair treatment of an individual based solely upon the characteristics of their speech; such as, accent, size of vocabulary, and syntax.

It can also involve a person's ability or inability to use one language instead of another. This book explores the work of the UN treaty bodies through the lens of non-discrimination and represents an important contribution to the understanding of the concept in its application at the international level.

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