ISBN 9789780668006
Pages 496
Dimensions 229 x 152 mm
Published 2006
Publisher Ibadan Cultural Studies Group, Nigeria
Format Paperback

Globalization and the Future of African Languages

edited by Francis Ogbokhare

Leading scholars of African languages address the many new ways that ICT have relevance to African languages for growth, development and sustenance while at the same time showing the imperative of facing the future of these languages. The scholars present the challenges of modernity, and suggest means and methods of copying these through the exploitation of resources. The fifteen contributions are organized in four main parts: ICT & Globalization, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, and Syntax & Phonology.

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About the Editor

Francis Ogbokhare

Francis Ogbokhare is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Ibadan, and also Director of the University's Distance Learning Centre. He is a poet, social critic, and human rights activist.

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