Publication details [#60211]

Kasanga, Luanga A. 2015. Odonymic changes in Central Pretoria: Representation, identity and textual construction of place. International Journal of the Sociology of Language 2015 (234) : 27–45.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
De Gruyter


Using as example street renaming in a small Pretorian zone, this paper advocates odonymic changes as restorative justice -combining group identity elements (culture, ethnicity, history, memory) with language (odonyms)-, after long-lasting linguistic seclusion of the majority.