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Assessing patterns of language use and identity among Cameroonian migrants in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
This study explored Cameroonian migrants language use and the various language forms they use to manifest their identity. It also dealt with multicultural/multilingual people in an equally multicultural/multilingual society ...
Choice of language for learning and assessment: the role of learner identity and perceptions in informing these choices
South Africa, like many ex-colonial contexts finds itself confronting difficult decisions about multilingualism. The South Africa constitution recognizes eleven official languages and provides for education in these ...
A phenomenological discourse analysis of harassed female 'skinscapes' in select public spaces in Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
Street harassment refers to the unsolicited verbal remarks and nonverbal gestures that women are subjected to by men when moving through (public) spaces. The dominant discourse sees this phenomenon as firstly a gendered ...
‘Taking hold’ of mobile phone stories in a Cape Flats reading club
(University of the Western Cape, 2019)
This ethnographically-orientated intervention explored how members of a Cape Flats reading club “took hold” (Street, 2009) of digital literacy in their engagement with online fictional stories accessed by a mobile phone. ...
Discourse analysis of narratives of Malay heritage in gentrified Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
(University of the Western Cape, 2020)
Bo-Kaap (BK) is a neighbourhood in Cape Town which has long been home to a predominantly Muslim community with deep ties to the area’s colonial and slave history. In recent years, BK has become a hotbed for developers ...