Publication details [#11869]
Rajagopalan, Kanavillil. 1997. Linguistics and the Myth of Nativity: Comments on the Controversy over 'New/Non-Native Englishes'. Journal of Pragmatics 27 (2) : 225–231. 7 pp. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0378-2166(96)00027-6 http://www.sciencedirect.com/ (2/10/2002)
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Language as a subject
Amsterdam: Elsevier Science
The author states that ideological agendas may explain the focus on the category of the native speaker in this ongoing debate, and that the concept of pure identity is outdated.