Looking at Language, Identity, and Mobility in Suriname

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Title: Looking at Language, Identity, and Mobility in Suriname
Authors: Carlin, Eithne
Léglise, Isabelle
Migge, Bettina
Tjon Sie Fat, Paul
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/6306
Date: Nov-2014
Abstract: This book aims at revisiting the social and linguistic context of contemporary Suriname and shifting attention away from the purely historical and anthropological construction of Surinamese reality to look instead at language practices in Suriname through the lens of identity construction, mobility patterns, linguistic ideology and multilingualism. The three main themes we engage in this book, language, identity and mobility overlap in several aspects, though the link between language and social identity would likely seem the most obvious for most people.
Type of material: Book Chapter
Publisher: Brill
Copyright (published version): 2015 the authors
Keywords: Suriname;Sociolinguistics;Mobility;Identity
DOI: 10.1163/9789004280120_002
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Is part of: Carlin, E.B., Leglise, I., Migge, B. and Tjon Sie Fat, P.B. (eds.). In and out of Suriname: Language, Mobility and Identity
Appears in Collections:Languages, Cultures and Linguistics Research Collection

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