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Morality at the MarginsYouth, Language, and Islam in Coastal Kenya$
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Sarah Hillewaert

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780823286515

Published to Fordham Scholarship Online: May 2020

DOI: 10.5422/fordham/9780823286515.001.0001

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Dialects of Morality

Dialects of Morality

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(p.76) Chapter 2 Dialects of Morality
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Morality at the Margins
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Sarah Hillewaert

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Fordham University Press
DOI:10.5422/fordham/9780823286515.003.0004

This chapter looks at how language and linguistic varieties get imbued with social, political, and moral value. It examines how these language ideologies inform young Lamu residents’ everyday linguistic practices and their attempts to negotiate newly emerging subject positions.

Keywords:   colonialism, language ideologies, linguistic stereotypes, standard language

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