Argues that, over the years, Afrikaans and Afrikaner identity became synonymous. In the early eighties, however, reform-minded Afrikaners began to attempt to dislocate Afrikaans from Afrikaner identity. Their aim was to draw non-Caucasian Afrikaners into the Afrikaans language community in order to ensure the continued existence of Afrikaans. In contrast. the anti-reformists continue to fight dislocation of Afrikaans from Afrikaner identity, precisely because they believe it will lead to the extinction of the Afrikaner nation and of correct or pure Afrikaans.
|Subject 2||Afrikaans language|
|Alternative Title||Afrikaans as marker of Afrikaner identity: implications for the L2 learner of Afrikaans|
|Degree Type||Masters degree|