Language and Ethnicity

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James R. Dow
John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1991 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 255 pages
An impressive collection of theoretical perspectives and empirical data which includes papers on Catalan, Galician, Tagalog, and the minority languages of Kenya. Most of the contributions deal with ethnic minorities in North America: language maintenance and shift and cultural aspects of various language minorities' as well as Judeo-English and Yiddish spoken by children of Jewish immigrants.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Do they love it in their hearts?
9
Linguistic Markers of Anabaptist Ethnicity through Four Centuries
23
Changes in Barcelona 19801987
61
The Case of Rosalía de Castro
83
Making Ethnicity Salient in Codeswitching
95
Ethnic Rivalry Redivivus
111
The Emergence of Language Minorities in the United States
131
Theory and Method in the Study of Language Shift
145
A SoCalled Dialect of English
169
Children of Jewish Immigrants Return to Their First Language
183
Whither Ethnic Languages and Bilingual Education in the US? Crisis the Struggle between Hegemony Humanism
207
References
225
Contributors
245
Index
251
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