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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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Title: 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
Authors: Ngue Um, Emmanuel
Issue Date: 02 Mar 2017
Description: 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.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/42068
Appears in Collections:5th International Conference on Language Documentation and Conservation (ICLDC)



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