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ERIC Number: EJ122799
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1972
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Language and the Communication of Power
Opubor, Alfred E.
Monda Lingvo-Problemo, 4, 11, 65-72, 72
The article investigates the concept of language as an instrument of power, discussing the power relationships that are mirrored in language situations. Examples of language use in colonial situations are handled in particular, the attitudes of speakers involved being outlined. Other phenomena concerning language and power, such as "naming," are mentioned. Available from Humanities Press, Inc., Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716. (CLK)
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