Sheng

Sheng

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African multilingualism is changing the languages and identities of urban communities, and indeed entire nations. Sheng, a non-standard variety of Kenyan Swahili closely associated with Nairobi's low-income urban youth, reflects the dynamics of rapid, on-going urbanisation processes taking place in Africa. It is a product of the language dynamics of Nairobi city specifically, and more broadly of Kenya, within the context of a distinctively stratified, multilingual… (more)


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Publisher: James Currey (November 16, 2018)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 236 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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