From mobility to complexity in sociolinguistic theory and method

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
29 minutes to read

A theoretical and methodological paradigm sift is underway in sociolinguistics, in which insights in the mobility of sociolinguistic phenomena leads to a complexity perspective with far-reaching effects.

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Chronotopic identities

Academic paper
Jan Blommaert
15 minutes to read

Most of our identity work is "chronotopic" in nature: it is organized, regimented and ordered by specific timespace conditions. An awareness of this fact has implications for identity and culture theory.