Advertisement

Project Background: Language Policy and Language Endangerment in the Caribbean: The Language of Instruction in Statia 2012–2014

  • Nicholas Faraclas
  • Ellen-Petra Kester
  • Eric Mijts
Chapter
Part of the Language Policy book series (LAPO, volume 20)

Abstract

This chapter briefly describes the contents of the assignment, the composition of the team, the selection of the research methodology, the development of the research design and the execution of the research project during some seven site visits from July 2012 to May 2015, with comments on how the guiding principles of community based research had an impact on the research methodology, the research design and the execution of the research.

Literature

  1. CBS Netherlands. (2016). Population of St Eustatius revised downwards. The Hague: CBS. https://www.cbs.nl/en-gb/news/2016/51/population-of-st-eustatius-revised-downwards. Last visited January 31, 2019.Google Scholar
  2. CBS Netherlands. (2018). Trends in the Caribbean Netherlands. The Hague: CBS.Google Scholar
  3. Emmer, P., & Gommans, J. (2012). Rijk aan de rand van de wereld. De geschiedenis van Nederland overzee 1600–1800. Amsterdam: Bert Bakker.Google Scholar
  4. Enthoven, V. (2012). That abominable nest of pirates: St. Eustatius and the North Americans, 1680–1780. Early American Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 10(2), 239–301.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Goslinga, C. (1990). The Dutch in the Caribbean and Surinam 1791/5–1942. Assen/Maastricht: Van Gorcum.Google Scholar
  6. Knappert, L. (1930). Verzuimd St. Eustatius. New West Indian Guide/Nieuwe West-Indische Gids, 11(1), 159–175.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. Mijts, E., Kester, E.-P., & Faraclas, N. (2017). Meertaligheid en onderwijs in Caribisch Nederland: Community-based onderzoek gericht op een duurzaam taalonderwijsbeleid op St. Eustatius. In O. Agirdag & E.-R. Kambel (Eds.), Meertaligheid en onderwijs (pp. 107–123). Amsterdam: Boom.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • Nicholas Faraclas
    • 1
  • Ellen-Petra Kester
    • 2
  • Eric Mijts
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of EnglishUniversity of Puerto Rico at Río PiedrasSan JuanPuerto Rico
  2. 2.Department of Languages, Literature and CommunicationUtrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.University of ArubaOranjestadAruba

Personalised recommendations