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Title Bilingualism and identity : Spanish at the crossroads with other languages / edited by Mercedes Niño-Murcia, Jason Rothman.
Imprint Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., [2008]

Series Studies in bilingualism, 0928-1533 ; v. 37
Studies in bilingualism ; v. 37. 0928-1533
Subject Bilingualism.
Group identity.
Spanish language -- Social aspects.
Languages in contact.
Alt Name Niño-Murcia, Mercedes.
Rothman, Jason.
Description 1 online resource (vi, 365 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents Spanish-contact bilingualism and identity / Mercedes Ni̋no-Murcia and Jason Rothman -- Bilingualism, identity, and citizenship and the Basque Country / Maria-Jose Azurmendi, Nekane Larra̋naga and Jokin Apalategi -- Conflicting values at a conflicting age / Verónica Loureiro-Rodriguez -- Language and identity in Catalonia / Emili Boix-Fuster and Cristina Sanz -- Literacy and the expression of social identity in a dominant language / Liliana Sánchez -- Maya ethnolinguistic identity / Brigittine M. French -- Enra kopiai, non kopiai / Virginia Zavala and Nino Bariola -- Kreyol incursions into Dominican Spanish / Barbara E. Bullock and Almeida Jacqueline Toribio -- I was raised talking like my mom / Kim Potowski -- Choosing Spanish / Elaine Shenk -- Whose Spanish? / Bonnie Urciuoli -- Constructing linguistic identity in Southern California / Isabel Bustamante-López -- Multilingualism and identity / Jason Rothman and Mercedes Ni̋no-Murcia.
Summary Sociolinguists have been pursuing connections between language and identity for several decades. But how are language and identity related in bilingualism and multilingualism? Mobilizing the most current methodology, this collection presents new research on language identity and bilingualism in three regions where Spanish coexists with other languages. The cases are Spanish-English contact in the United States, Spanish-indigenous language contact in Latin America, and Spanish-regional language contact in Spain. This is the first comparativist book to examine language and identity construction.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789027290434 (electronic bk.)
9027290431 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 272307074
Additional Format Print version: Bilingualism and identity. Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub., ©2008 9789027241481 9027241481 (DLC) 2007051082 (OCoLC)184906198

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