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Rada Tirvassen

stance of this research is that the researcher who constructs data and the participant who relates her/his experiences are not separate, bounded entities. This research privileges the relational and experiential process of producing and interpreting meaning in which two subjects come together in a

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Rada Tirvassen

rarely been the subject of serious investigations, the ‘birth’ of Mauritian Creole has led to intense research and debates. Among the linguists who have investigated this phenomenon are Chaudenson ( 1974 ; 1989 ; 2003 ) and Baker ( 1972 ; 1976 ). One of the striking characteristics of the data used to

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Rada Tirvassen

the sociolinguistic and anthropological dynamics of human communities where oral communications, even in official institutions as I have illustrated, have not been and in fact cannot be subjected to the control imposed by institutional norms. In all human communities, new cultural and linguistic

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Eric A. Anchimbe

often been subjected to prohibition and exclusion. Their origins have been presented as low, and the languages themselves have been treated as the ‘illegitimate offspring’ of their lexifier (European) languages simply because they “are spoken primarily by populations that have not fully descended from

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Rada Tirvassen

objectivist methodology. According to proponents of this approach to research, “questions and/or hypotheses are stated in propositional form and subjected to empirical tests to verify them” (Guba and Lincoln, 1994 , p. 110). Labov’s attention to his objectivist method is such that he claims (Labov, 1972

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Beke Hansen

., while IndE speakers prefer pelt sth. at so . as a construction. In other words, BrE speakers more often select the construction that foregrounds the subject; IndE speakers more frequently choose the construction that foregrounds the object. They link this to possible differences in the construction of

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Mariana Kriel

lack of nominal gender and case and the lack of subject/object distinctions in pronouns) had survived the Afrikaans standardization standardization of Afrikaans, 17 the language’s non-standard varieties display more characteristics of languages creole creole grammars than standard Afrikaans. These

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Friederike Lüpke

people (Bühnen 1994) and whose final curse of his murderous subjects has become capital symbolic symbolic for the decline of the Baïnounk people in the public imagination. 13 We do not know exactly who organized this event, which is unlikely to have any political consequences but constitutes a capital

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William P. Murphy

the nature of the occupying military military organization organization. Specifically, such military organization organizations based on military force are total institutions, in Goffman’s (1961) sense of military organization organizations imposing nearly complete social control over subjects

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Christine Jourdan

, children were punished if they were caught speaking Pijin with one another. Administrators and teachers, all of European origin during the colonial period, insisted that Pijin was inadequate to teach academic subjects. As suggested by Migge, Léglise and Bartens (2010) the delegitimization of a Pidgin; see