ERIC Number: EJ465590
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Language in a Multicultural Context: The African Experience.
Mazrui, Alamin M; Mazrui, Ali A.
Language and Education, v6 n2-4 p83-98 1992
The cultural interplay in Africa between indigenous, Islamic, and Western legacies has given rise to four language types described as Afro-ethnic, Afro-Islamic, Afro-Western, and Western. Their definitions, tendencies, and characteristics in writing, geographic spread, demographic distribution, and functional value are discussed. (10 references) (Author/LB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue, "Language, Culture, and Education."