Show simple item record Kamwendo, G. 2012-11-15T13:07:44Z 2012-11-15T13:07:44Z 2010-12
dc.identifier.citation Kamwendo, G. (2010) The politics of language and nation building in Zimbabwe, Language Matters, Vol. 41, No. 2, pp. 325-328 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1022-8195
dc.description.abstract Finex Ndhlovu’s The politics of language and nation building in Zimbabwe is a product of his doctoral research project. The book, which is a welcome contribution to scholarly debates on nation building in multilingual and multicultural contexts, comprises seven chapters: Chapter one (Introduction), Chapter two (The history of language politics in Zimbabwe), Chapter three (The languages of Zimbabwe), Chapter four (Language and ethnicity in Zimbabwean polilitics), Chapter five (The politics of language: Nation building or empire building?), Chapter six (Language policy, hegemony and internal colonization) and Chapter seven (The Zimbabwean case study in global perspective). The book is supported by two informative appendices, i.e. Appendix A (list of interviewees arranged by category of participants) and Appendix B (guiding questions for oral interviews). en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis, en_US
dc.subject Language and politics en_US
dc.subject Zimbabwe en_US
dc.subject Language - Zimbabwe en_US
dc.title The politics of language and nation building in Zimbabwe en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US en_US

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