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The Cambridge handbook of African linguistics /

de Wolff, Ekkehard. (edt.)
Collation: 1 vol. (XXXI-803 p.) ; 26 cm. Collection: Cambrigde hanbooks in language and linguistics Édition: Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press; copyright 2019.ISBN: 9781108417983 (rel).Contenu: "The Cambridge Handbook of African Linguistics: An in-depth and comprehensive state-of-the-art study of 'African languages' and 'language in Africa' since its beginnings as a 'colonial science' at the turn of the 20th century in Europe. Compiled by 56 internationally renowned scholars, this ground-breaking study looks at past and current research on 'African languages' and 'language in Africa' under the impact of paradigmatic changes from 'colonial' to 'postcolonial' perspectives. It addresses current trends in the study of the role and functions of language, African and other, in pre- and postcolonial African societies. Highlighting the central role that the 'language factor' plays in postcolonial transformation processes of sociocultural modernization and economic development, it also addresses more recent, particularly urban, patterns of communication, and outlines applied dimensions of digitalization and human language technology"--Table des matières / Sommaire: Introduction
P. 3 : African linguistics : conceptions and scope / H. Ekkehard WolffPart I : Short regional histories of african linguistics
P. 33 : African linguistics in Europe / Arvi Hurskainen, Roland Kiessling, Nina Pawlak and Alexander Zheltov
P. 59 : African linguistics in north and so-called francophone Africa / Abderrahman el Aissati and Yamina el Kirat el Allame, Philip Ngessimo Mathe Mutaka
P. 73 : African linguistics in north-eastern and so-called anglophone Africa / Akinbiyi Akinlabi, Bruce Connell, Angelika Jakobi, Amani Lusekelo, Ronny Meyer, Marie-Claude Simeone-Senelle, Wolbert Smidt
P. 98 : African linguistics in so-called lusophone and hispanophone Africa and in southern Africa / Sonja Bosch and Inge Kosch, Anne-Maria Fehn
P. 115 : African linguistics in the Americas, Asia, and Australia / G. Tucker Childs, Margarida Petter, Shigeki Kaji, John Hajek, Sun Xiaomeng, Yang Chul-JoonPart II : Comparative and descriptive african linguistics
P. 139 : Comparative African linguistics / Gerrit J. Dimmendaal
P. 166 : A typological and areal perspective on African languages / Bernd Heine191Niger-Congo linguistic features and typology / Larry M. Hyman, with Nicholas Rolle, Hannah Sande, Emily Clem, Peter S.E. Jenks, Florian Lionnet, John Merrill, Nicholas Baier
P. 246 : Afroasiatic linguistic features and typologies / Ronny Meyer and H. Ekkehard Wolff
P. 326 : Linguistic features and typologies in languages commonly referred to as 'Nilo-Saharan' / Gerrit J. Dimmendaal, with Colleen Ahland, Angelika Jakobi, Constance Kutsch Lojenga
P. 382 : Linguistic features and typologies in languages commonly referred to as 'Khoisan' / Alena Witzlack-Makarevich and Hirosi NakagawaPart III : African languages in cultures and societies
P. 419 : Sociocultural and political settings of language in Africa / Alamin Mazrui
P. 442 : In and out of Africa : the sociolinguistics of European and Asian languages in Africa and of the African diaspora / Rajend Mesthrie
P. 468 : Language endangerment and language documentation in Africa / Friederike Lüpke
P. 491 : Situated language use in Africa / Sigurd D'hondt
P. 513 : Special-purpose registers of language in Africa / Alice Mitchell and Ayu'nwi N. Neba
P. 535 : African languages in urban contexts / Andrea Hollington and Nico Nassenstein
P. 555 : African languages and mobile communication : between constraint and creativity / Ana Deumert, with Ivan Panović, Dorothy Agyepong, David BarasaPart IV : Applied perspectives in african linguistics
P. 577 : Multilingualism and education in Africa / Kathleen Heugh
P. 601 : Intellectualisation of African languages : past, present and future / Russell H. Kaschula and Dion Nkomo
P. 623 : African languages and human language technologies / Justus C. Roux and H. Steve Ndinga-Koumba-Binza
Sujet RAMEAU: Langues africaines | Linguistique Afrique | African languages | Linguistics AfricaType de document: OuvrageLangue du document: anglais
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Bibliogr. p.[645]-781. Index.

"The Cambridge Handbook of African Linguistics: An in-depth and comprehensive state-of-the-art study of 'African languages' and 'language in Africa' since its beginnings as a 'colonial science' at the turn of the 20th century in Europe. Compiled by 56 internationally renowned scholars, this ground-breaking study looks at past and current research on 'African languages' and 'language in Africa' under the impact of paradigmatic changes from 'colonial' to 'postcolonial' perspectives. It addresses current trends in the study of the role and functions of language, African and other, in pre- and postcolonial African societies. Highlighting the central role that the 'language factor' plays in postcolonial transformation processes of sociocultural modernization and economic development, it also addresses more recent, particularly urban, patterns of communication, and outlines applied dimensions of digitalization and human language technology"--

Introduction P. 3 African linguistics : conceptions and scope / H. Ekkehard Wolff Part I : Short regional histories of african linguistics P. 33 African linguistics in Europe / Arvi Hurskainen, Roland Kiessling, Nina Pawlak and Alexander Zheltov P. 59 African linguistics in north and so-called francophone Africa / Abderrahman el Aissati and Yamina el Kirat el Allame, Philip Ngessimo Mathe Mutaka P. 73 African linguistics in north-eastern and so-called anglophone Africa / Akinbiyi Akinlabi, Bruce Connell, Angelika Jakobi, Amani Lusekelo, Ronny Meyer, Marie-Claude Simeone-Senelle, Wolbert Smidt P. 98 African linguistics in so-called lusophone and hispanophone Africa and in southern Africa / Sonja Bosch and Inge Kosch, Anne-Maria Fehn P. 115 African linguistics in the Americas, Asia, and Australia / G. Tucker Childs, Margarida Petter, Shigeki Kaji, John Hajek, Sun Xiaomeng, Yang Chul-Joon Part II : Comparative and descriptive african linguistics P. 139 Comparative African linguistics / Gerrit J. Dimmendaal P. 166 A typological and areal perspective on African languages / Bernd Heine191 Niger-Congo linguistic features and typology / Larry M. Hyman, with Nicholas Rolle, Hannah Sande, Emily Clem, Peter S.E. Jenks, Florian Lionnet, John Merrill, Nicholas Baier P. 246 Afroasiatic linguistic features and typologies / Ronny Meyer and H. Ekkehard Wolff P. 326 Linguistic features and typologies in languages commonly referred to as 'Nilo-Saharan' / Gerrit J. Dimmendaal, with Colleen Ahland, Angelika Jakobi, Constance Kutsch Lojenga P. 382 Linguistic features and typologies in languages commonly referred to as 'Khoisan' / Alena Witzlack-Makarevich and Hirosi Nakagawa Part III : African languages in cultures and societies P. 419 Sociocultural and political settings of language in Africa / Alamin Mazrui P. 442 In and out of Africa : the sociolinguistics of European and Asian languages in Africa and of the African diaspora / Rajend Mesthrie P. 468 Language endangerment and language documentation in Africa / Friederike Lüpke P. 491 Situated language use in Africa / Sigurd D'hondt P. 513 Special-purpose registers of language in Africa / Alice Mitchell and Ayu'nwi N. Neba P. 535 African languages in urban contexts / Andrea Hollington and Nico Nassenstein P. 555 African languages and mobile communication : between constraint and creativity / Ana Deumert, with Ivan Panović, Dorothy Agyepong, David Barasa Part IV : Applied perspectives in african linguistics P. 577 Multilingualism and education in Africa / Kathleen Heugh P. 601 Intellectualisation of African languages : past, present and future / Russell H. Kaschula and Dion Nkomo P. 623 African languages and human language technologies / Justus C. Roux and H. Steve Ndinga-Koumba-Binza

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