Chapter

Social Distances

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199768974
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199914425 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0002
Social Distances

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This chapter provides an introduction into the main types of manipulated languages, e.g., play language, honorifics, avoidance languages, etc., and explores socio-registers in Africa. The chapter also presents information on the language ideologies on which these derived languages are based.

Keywords: play language; honorific; avoidance languages; socio-registers; Africa; language ideologies

Chapter.  14139 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Sociolinguistics

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