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Negotiation of identities and language practices among Cameroonian immigrants in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2011)
This thesis is an exploration of the historical, socio-cultural, economic, and political settings in which identities are negotiated and performed among Cameroonian immigrants in Cape Town. Focusing on language as localized ...
A social semiotic analysis of mini-bus taxis as mobilescapes in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
Linguistic Landscape (LL) is a rapidly growing area of investigation that concerns itself with the attention to language, cultural objects and images displayed in public spaces. Prompted by caveats of the earlier traditional ...
Multilingualism in late-modern Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2012)
In highly mobile societies, the voice and agency of speakers will differ across contexts depending on the linking of forms and functions. This thesis is thus about the complexities introduced to the notion of (form-function ...
Language, migration and identity: Exploring the trajectories and linguistic identities of some African migrants in Cape Town, South Africa
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
This study is an exploration of the different trajectories of a selected number of African migrants into and around South Africa, focusing on the effects of these different trajectories on their language use patterns and ...