Call for Book Chapter Proposals- Language and Politics In Africa:

Harold Schiffman hfsclpp at
Sun Oct 5 13:18:33 UTC 2008

Call for Book Chapter Proposals

Call for Book Chapter Proposals- Language and Politics In Africa:
Contemporary Issues

Proposal Submission Deadline: 15th Dec 2008
Editors: Ochieng Orwenjo (Universi├Ąt Frankfurt and Obiero Ogone
(Universit├Ąt Leipzig)

Objective of the Book:The major objective of the proposed book is to
provide a comprehensive collection of multidisciplinary academic research
and theoretical papers written by scholars and professionals of varied
backgrounds. The book aims to serve as a resource book for academics,
professionals and students of linguistics and political science who have an
interest in the relationship between language and politics in Africa.

Recommended Topics include but are not limited to the following:
-Political Discourse and Electioneering in any selected African country
-Language and party politics in Africa
-The Politics of language policy formulation in Africa
-Language rights, minority languages and political participation in Africa
-Language, Gender and political participation
-Language, Media and Politics
-The use of proverbs in political discourse
-Parliamentary Discourse
-Language and Political violence
-African diplomatic discourse

Submission procedure

Potential authors should submit a maximum of two page page chapter
proposals before December 15th 2008. The proposal should clearly state the
objectives of the chapter and its contents as well as how the chapter fits
within the overall objectives of the proposed book. Submissions should be
made electronically in Microsoft Word: Authors of accepted proposals will
be notified by March 30th 2009. Upon acceptance of their proposals, authors
will have until September 30th 2009 to prepare and submit their 5000 to
8000 word chapters. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-
blind review basis. Guidelines for preparing the chapters will be sent upon
acceptance of proposals.

Proposals submissions and inquiries should be sent electronically
(Microsoft Word Format) to the following email address:

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