The Same but Different: Language Use and Attitudes in Four Communities of Burkina Faso

Statement of Responsibility:
Showalter, Stuart
Date:
2001
Publisher:
SIL International
Part Of Series:
Publications in Sociolinguistics 5
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

Acknowledgments

  1. Introduction
  2. Sociolinguistic Issues in West Africa
  3. 2.1 Multilingualism
    2.2 The spread of lingua francas
    2.3 Dialect continua

  4. Language Issues in Burkina Faso
  5. 3.3 Introduction to the country
    3.4 Multilingualism
    3.5 Language policy
    3.6 The Kaan, Kpatogo, Dogo, and Khi

  6. Literature Review
  7. 4.1 Linguistic results of interethnic contact
    4.2 Social-psychological results of interethnic contact
    4.3 Language attitudes

  8. Research Methods
  9. 5.1 Sociolinguistic survey methodology
    5.2 Broad survey of the Kaan, Kpatogo, Dogo, and Khi
    5.3 Specific survey of the Kaan of Loropéni

  10. The Language Attitude Survey
  11. 6.1 The samples
    6.2 The evaluation procedures
    6.3 The results

  12. Language Proficiency and Use in the Kaan Community
  13. 7.1 Background and approach
    7.2 Language proficiency
    7.3 Language use in six domains

  14. Integration of the Research
  15. 8.1 Dialect and attitude issues
    8.2 Bilingualism and language use issues
    8.3 The communicative economy

  16. Summary and Conclusion
  17. 9.1 Summary of research results
    9.2 Conclusion

Appendix 1
Appendix 2
Appendix 3
References

Country:
Burkina Faso
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Work Type:
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
6519