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ERIC Number: EJ589643
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0143-4632
Runyakitara: Uganda's "New" Language.
Bernsten, Jan
Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, v19 n2 p93-107 1998
Examined the emergence of Runyakitara as a new language in Uganda in the 1980s. The formation of Runyakitara through the realignment of four Western Bantu varieties illustrates the potential for the use of language as a resource in ethnic competition. Discusses the construction of Runyakitara in the context of the current political situation in Uganda. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Uganda