Práticas de língua e mudança linguística entre migrantes transnacionais para a África do Sul, 1990-2020

uma pesquisa

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18309/ranpoll.v52iesp.1588

Palavras-chave:

Língua e identidade, L´íngua como capital social e econômico, Adaptação linguística, Migração e linguagem

Resumo

Este artigo revisa pesquisas sobre o uso da língua entre migrantes transnacionais da África do Sul desde 1990, tomando isso como um ponto de partida conveniente como o ano do primeiro anúncio oficial da renúncia ao apartheid, levando ao seu desmantelamento legal em 1994. Considerando que a África do Sul havia incentivado a migração europeia para o país, a migração limitada da Ásia (principalmente de Taiwan) e uma migração circular controlada de trabalhadores de mineração de países vizinhos da África do Sul, ela então experimentou uma escala maior de fluxos globais de outras partes do mundo que não eram permitidos durante o apartheid. O resultado foi um aumento ainda maior na diversidade de línguas nas comunidades locais. Este artigo fornece uma visão geral das principais preocupações e ênfases dos pesquisadores ao cobrirem novas migrações da Ásia e do resto da África para a África do Sul.

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Biografia do Autor

Rajend Mesthrie, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Rajend Mesthrie has been teaching and researching in the field of multilingualism, language contact and variation for more than forty years. He was President of the International Congress of Linguists (2013–2018). Among his publications are the edited volumes Language in South Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2002) and the Cambridge Handbook of Sociolinguistics (2011).

Heather Brookes , University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa

Heather Brookes has worked on youth language practices from a multimodal perspective since 1998. She is Director of the Child Language Development Node at Stellenbosch University and was a finalist for the 2020 Newton Prize for her work on language development in South Africa. She was a Vice President of the International Society for Gesture Studies from 2002 to 2005. She is co-editor of Youth Language Practices and Urban Language Contact in Africa (with Rajend Mesthrie and Ellen Hurst-Harosh, Cambridge University Press 2021).

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2021-09-27

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Mesthrie, R., & Brookes , H. (2021). Práticas de língua e mudança linguística entre migrantes transnacionais para a África do Sul, 1990-2020: uma pesquisa. Revista Da Anpoll, 52(esp), 118–137. https://doi.org/10.18309/ranpoll.v52iesp.1588

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GT de Sociolinguística, 35 anos depois: reflexões e cenários