Topics in Spanish Linguistic Perceptions
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Topics in Spanish Linguistic Perceptions brings together the most current research on linguistic perceptions of varieties of Spanish.
The book includes articles from a range of expert contributors using different methodologies and looking at diverse sociolinguistic settings. Readers will gain a rich understanding of the importance of linguistic perceptions and the societal attitudes they are linked to. Readers will also gain insight into the interplay between socioeconomic groups, and educational and linguistic norms and the perception of non-standardized forms of Spanish.
The volume highlights the relationship between language and social perceptions and will be of particular interest to researchers and students in Hispanic linguistics, sociophonetics, and sociolinguistics.
Table of Contents
Introduction: Linguistic perceptions among Spanish-speakers: on the pathway to a deeper understanding
Luis Alfredo Ortiz-López and Eva-Maria Suárez Büdenbender
Section I: Perceptions of Regional Language Variation and Change
Chapter 1: "No me molesta que se coman las /s/: A production and attitude analysis of coda /s/ in Puerto Rican Spanish"
Gibran Delgado-Díaz, Iraida Galarza, and Manuel Díaz-Campos
Chapter 2: The perception of coda liquids in Dominican Spanish: Geographic and social variation
Eric Willis and Manuel Díaz-Campos
Chapter 3: Dialectal contact in the Caribbean: Dominican Perceptions of the Domi-Rican continuum
Luis Alfredo Ortiz-López, Eva-Maria Suárez Büdenbender, and Cristina Martínez-Pedraza
Chapter 4: Sociophonetic perceptions in Andalusian Spanish: The case of sibilants in Seville, Jerez, and Cordoba
Chapter 5: Differing effects of speaker and listener characteristics on the social perception of two traditional Andalusian features undergoing dialect levelling
Section II: Perceptions of Language and Migrant Identities
Chapter 6: Perceptions of ethnic difference in a transnational context: A case study from the batey Alejandro Bass (Dominican Republic)
Chapter 7: Mexicans and Mexican Americans’ perceptions of themselves and each other: Attitudes toward language and community
Chapter 8: The effects of immigration and transnationalism on language regard
Section III: Perceptions Related to Language Contact Phenomena
Chapter 9: English L2 learners’ attitudes towards Spanish, English, and Spanish-English codeswitching in Puerto Rico
Rosa E. Guzzardo Tamargo, Verónica Loureiro-Rodríguez, Elif Fidan Acar, and Emmanuel Pantoja Morán
Chapter 10: Sociophonetic perception towards English loan words in Puerto Rican Spanish
Luis Alfredo Ortiz-López and Hernán Rosario
Chapter 11: "Para mí, es indígena con traje típico": Apocope as an indexical marker of indigeneity in Guatemalan Spanish
Brandon O. Baird
Luis Alfredo Ortiz-López is Professor at Recinto de Río Piedras, University of Puerto Rico, USA.
Eva-María Suárez Büdenbender is Associate Professor at Shepherd University, USA.