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Title: A sociolinguistic investigation of language shift among Libyan Tuareg : the case of Ghat and Barkat
Author: Salah, Adam
ISNI:       0000 0004 7231 4885
Awarding Body: University of Essex
Current Institution: University of Essex
Date of Award: 2018
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This study explores a shift situation among Libyan Tuareg in the southwestern region of Libya. They are shifting from Targia (Tamaheq), an indigenous minority language, to Arabic, the predominant language in the country. The two communities under investigation are Ghat, ethnically and linguistically heterogeneous and Barkat, ethnically and linguistically homogeneous. The investigation focuses on Targia’s use and transmission across generations as well as domains of language use.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Libyan Embassy
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: P Philology. Linguistics