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Language Contact and Language Conflict in Arabic (Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series)
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Author Name:    Rouchdy, Aleya

Title:   Language Contact and Language Conflict in Arabic (Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series)

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    Routledge 

ISBN Number:   0700713794 / 9780700713790

Seller ID:   ING9780700713790

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This book contains 17 studies by leading international scholars working on a wide range of topics in Arabic socio-linguistics, divided into four parts. The studies in Part 1 address questions of national language planning in a diglossic situation, with a particular focus on North Africa. Part 2 explores the relationship of identity and language choice in different Arabic-speaking communities living both within and outside the Arab World. Part 3 examines language choice in such diverse contexts as popular preaching, humour and Arab women's writing. Part 4 contains 5 papers in which variation, code-switching and generational language shift in the Arabic-language diaspora in Europe and the USA are the focus. The collection as a whole provides wide-ranging introduction to key areas of current research, which will be of interest to the general sociolinguist as well as the Arabic language specialist.



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