Language Maintenance and Language Shift among US Latinos
Porcel, J. (2011). Language Maintenance and Language Shift among US Latinos. The Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics, pp. 623-645. John Wiley & Sons.
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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
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01 Feb 2011