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Biculturalism and Spanish in Contact

Sociolinguistic Case Studies, 1st Edition

Edited by Eva Núñez Méndez

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300 pages | 21 B/W Illus.

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Biculturalism and Spanish in Contact: Sociolinguistic Case Studies provides an original and modern analysis of the field of language change and variation with a specific focus on Spanish as a language in contact.

This edited collection, focuses on diachronic variationist approaches to the Spanish language in contact with other languages from a historical sociolinguisticsperspective.

Topics covered include: language planning and policies, education, biculturalism, linguistic variation issues in the Spanish of the southwestern United States, and other socio-historical and anthropological aspects of the contact situation.

Table of Contents

  1. Languages in contact: Spanish, Multilingualism, Eva Núñez Méndez
  2. Dialect contact in migratory contexts in the Caribe: linguistic perceptions and attitudes towards Dominican Spanish in Puerto rico and Dominican republic, Luis Ortiz López
  3. Languages in contact: Pidgin and creolization, Geneviéve J. Escure
  4. Multilingualism and multiculturalism meet monolingualism and monoculturalism in Mexico, Maríadelaluz Matus-Mendoza
  5. Languages in contact: the case of Guarani in Paraguay, Drexel University
  6. Language in contact: the case of Columbia, Armin Schwegler
  7. Linguistic contact in Texas, Manuel J. Gutiérrez
  8. Bilingualism in California: The case of Los Angeles, Ana Sánchez-Muñoz
  9. Languages and borders: case studies from the US Southwest, Glenn Martínez
  10. Language contact at the Brazilian-Argentinean and Brazilian-Uruguayan borders, Göz Kaufmann

About the Editor

Eva Núñez-Méndez is Professor of Spanish Linguistics at Portland State University, USA

About the Series

Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
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FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / General
FOR026000
FOREIGN LANGUAGE STUDY / Spanish
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / General
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LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Journalism