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Rada Tirvassen

section 33 as follows: Subject to section 34, a person shall be qualified to be elected as a member of the Assembly if, and shall not be so qualified unless, he – (d) is able to speak and, unless incapacitated by blindness or other physical cause, to read the English language with a degree of proficiency

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Kristian Van Haesendonck

, religion, etc.), and they are collectively subject of a process of ethnicization ethnicization. In cultural pidginization, however, new cultural representations and objects are created without the need for replacing old cultural forms. Cultural pidginization implies that a new common pidginization

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Wilson Trajano Filho

‘brand’ nationally and internationally. The idea is that people living in the islands as well as abroad could associate Cape Verde Cape Verde to a brand that has its own characteristics in these fields. Fashion Fashion is becoming a popular subject in some identity Cape Verdean Cape Verdean circles

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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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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