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The decline of academic bilingualism in South Africa : a case study
Language policies in South African higher education were formalized between 2000 and 2002, just prior to a major restructuring of the higher education system. During this period institutions of higher learning were ...
Language, residential space and inequality in Cape Town : broad-brush profiles and trends
(Union for African Population Studies, 2014-05)
This article uses South African census data for 1996, 2001 and 2011 to explore the relationship between language and demographic change in the metropolitan region of Cape Town. We begin with a conceptual and methodological ...
Language and status on the limits of language planning
'Language status' is a concept that has been central to South African language policy debates since the early days of the negotiated transition, which culminated in the 1996 Constitutional commitment to developing eleven ...
Football as code : the social diffusion of soccer in South Africa
(RoutledgeTaylor & Francis Group, 2010-03)
This essay explores the processes associated with the emergence of rugby and soccer as distinct ‘sporting codes’ in South Africa. Beginning with an elaboration of the concept of ‘sporting code’, the author traces in broad ...
Reflections on the 1862 football match in Port Elizabeth
(South African journal for research in sport, physical education and recreation, 2011)
The oldest recorded football match in South Africa was played in Port Elizabeth on 24 May 1862. This article explores the available evidence for this match before moving on to a more general discussion of three broader ...
Household language, residential segregation and social mobility : continuity and change in eThekwini, South Africa
(Union for African Population Studies, 2016)
This article uses South African census data for 1996, 2001 and 2011 to explore the relationship between language and social mobility in the metropolitan region of eThekwini (including what was previously known as Durban). ...