‘the lord is my shock absorber’: A sociohistorical integrationist approach to mid-twentieth-century literacy practices in ghana

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Abstract

Taking a sociohistorical perspective, this chapter analyses the language practices of taxi inscriptions in Ghana during the mid-twentieth century. Through the lens of Integrationism, the chapter explores whether recent scholarship in sociolinguistics has advanced African linguistic scholarship beyond existing ideologies of named, countable African languages.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEducational Linguistics
PublisherSpringer Science+Business Media B.V.
Pages75-97
Number of pages23
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

Publication series

NameEducational Linguistics
Volume20
ISSN (Print)1572-0292
ISSN (Electronic)2215-1656

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Language and Linguistics
  • Education
  • Linguistics and Language

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