Beyond expanding the functions of threatened languages; expanding the life opportunities of communities who speak them. Economic empowerment and language revitalization in critical socio-economic conditions in Africa

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2017-03-02
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Ngue Um, Emmanuel
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Connecting language revitalization with well-being is generally thought of from a bottom-up perspective. is approach may not successfully apply in critical socio-economic situations in Africa. is presentation proposes a top-down approach which posits well-being as a pre-requisite to sustainable language revitalization initiatives.
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