Title

Language Maintenance and Language Shift among US Latinos

Department(s)

Arts, Languages, and Philosophy

Keywords and Phrases

Dynamics of LMLS, at societal and individual levels - processes, directionality changing any time; European nation states, and their success - promoting ideology of monolingualism; Language assessments, and two measures - two different times (real time technique) or two different generations; Language attitudes surfacing - as sentiments of loyalty or antipathy, manifesting through behaviors as language interventions; Language maintenance - and language shift among US Latinos; Language maintenance and language shift (LMLS) - outcomes of societal bilingualism; Socio-structural variables - encompassing social descriptors in which society is organized; Spatial distribution of speech communities - focus on concentration, adjoining minorities and urbanization; Two basic stages - in study of LMLS; Western societies, and language shift (LS) - frequent resolutions

International Standard Book Number (ISBN)

978-140519500-3

Document Type

Book - Chapter

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd, All rights reserved.

Publication Date

01 Feb 2011

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