1. Identity and Representation through Language in Ghana: The Postcolonial Self and the Other

Dora Edu-Buandoh

Volume 4, 1 (Special Issue on African Cultures & Languages) , Winter and Spring 2016, , Pages 34-44

Abstract
  Research related to colonialism and post colonialism shows how the identities of indigenous people were constructed and how these identities are reconstructed in our contemporary world. The thrust of this paper is that colonialism brought a shift in the linguistic structure of Ghana with the introduction ...  Read More

2. I am not Prejudiced, or am I? Semantic Strategies Used by Ghanaian University Students in the Discourse of Ethnic Prejudice

Alfred Lawrence Owusu-Ansah

Volume 2, Issue 1 , Winter and Spring 2014, , Pages 73-87

Abstract
  Semantic strategies are a kind of discourse strategy that include the sum of language and cognitive moves which are used to reach an adequate goal of communication normally resulting in text comprehension by the reader or listener. Here, the language user takes a number of steps in order to perform a ...  Read More

3. “Those Nation Wreckers are Suffering from Inferiority Complex”: The Depiction of Chinese Miners in the Ghanaian Press

Raith Zeher Abid; Shakila Abdul Manan; Zuhair Abdul Amir

Volume 1, Issue 2 , Summer and Autumn 2013, , Pages 34-50

Abstract
  This article studies the depiction of Chinese miners in the Ghanaian news website entitled Modern Ghana. A total of 87 articles comprising 43752 words were retrieved. Van Leeuwen’s (2008) theory of the representation of the social actors was utilised to examine the depiction of Chinese miners in ...  Read More