Spanish in Contact: Policy, Social and Linguistic Inquiries (IMPACT: Studies in Language, Culture and Society 22)

Spanish in Contact: Policy, Social and Linguistic Inquiries (IMPACT: Studies in Language, Culture and Society 22)

By: Kim Potowski (editor), Richard Cameron (editor)Hardback

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This volume, covering a range of topics such as Spanish as a heritage language in the United States, policy issues, pragmatics and language contact, sociolinguistic variation and contact, and Bozal (Creole) Spanish, will serve the interests of linguists, educators, and policy makers alike. It provides cutting edge research on varieties of Spanish spoken by children, teenagers, and adults in places as diverse as Chicago, New York, New Mexico, and Houston; Valencia and Galicia; the Andean highlands; and the border between Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The emphasis is on spoken Spanish, although researchers also investigate code-switching in the lyrics of bachata songs and the presence of creole in Cuban and Brazilian literature. This collection will be of interest wherever Spanish is spoken.


1. Introduction; 2. Part I. Heritage Spanish in the United States; 3. 1. Subjects in early dual language development: A case study of a Spanish-English bilingual child (by Silva-Corvalan, Carmen); 4. 2. Interpreting mood distinctions in Spanish as a heritage language (by Montrul, Silvina A.); 5. 3. Anglicismos en el lexico disponible de los adolescentes hispanos de Chicago (by Moreno-Fernandez, Francisco); 6. Part II. Education and policy issues; 7. 4. Teaching Spanish in the U.S.: Beyond the one-size-fits-all paradigm (by Carreira, Maria M.); 8. 5. The politics of English and Spanish aqui y alla (by Torres, Lourdes); 9. 6. Language attitudes and the lexical de-Castilianization of Valencian: Implications for language planning (by Triano-Lopez, Manuel); 10. 7. Are Galicians bound to diglossia?: An analysis of the nature, uses and values of standard Galician (by Loureiro-Rodriguez, Veronica); 11. Part III. Pragmatics and contact; 12. 8. Addressing peers in a Spanish-English bilingual classroom (by Fuller, Janet M.); 13. 9. Style variation in Spanish as a heritage language: A study of discourse particles in academic and non-academic registers (by Sanchez Munoz, Ana); 14. 10. "Baby I'm Sorry, te juro, I'm Sorry": Subjetivizacion versus objetivizacion mediante el cambio de codigos ingles/espanol en la letra de una cancion de bachata actual (by Ohlson, Linda); 15. 11. Cross-linguistic influence of the Cuzco Quechua epistemic system on Andean Spanish (by Manley, Marilyn S.); 16. 12. La negacion en la frontera dominico-haitiana: Variantes y usos (socio)linguisticos (by Ortiz-Lopez, Luis A.); 17. Part IV. Variation and contact; 18. 13. On the development of contact varieties: The case of Andean Spanish (by Escobar, Anna Maria); 19. 14. Linguistic and social predictors of copula use in Galician Spanish (by Geeslin, Kimberly L.); 20. 15. Apuntes preliminares sobre el contacto linguistico y dialectal en el uso pronominal del espanol en Nueva York (by Otheguy, Ricardo); 21. 16. Is the past really the past in narrative discourse? (by Flores-Ferran, Nydia); 22. 17. The impact of linguistic constraints on the expression of futurity in the Spanish of New York Colombians (by Orozco, Rafael); 23. 18. Quantitative evidence for contact-induced accommodation: Shifts in /s/ reduction patterns in Salvadoran Spanish in Houston (by Aaron, Jessi Elana); 24. 19. Esta muy diferente a como era antes: Ser and Estar + Adjective in New Mexico Spanish (by Salazar, Michelle L.); 25. Part V. Bozal Spanish; 26. 20. Where and how does bozal Spanish survive? (by Lipski, John M.); 27. 21. The appearance and use of bozal language in Cuban and Brazilian neo-African literature (by Megenney, William W.); 28. Index

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  • ISBN13: 9789027218612
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 398
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  • weight: 890
  • ISBN10: 9027218617

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