Publication details [#52979]

Evaldsson, Ann-Carita and Asta Cekaite. 2010. Subverting and reproducing institutionalized norms for language use in multilingual peer groups. Pragmatics 20 (4) : 587–604.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
International Pragmatics Association
Journal DOI


This study discusses how playful heteroglossic peer group interactions involving minority children in two primary monolingual Swedish school settings, are very equivocal and paradoxically tend to strenghten power hierarchies and values linked to different social languages and codes, thus co-constructing monolingual ideology.