ERIC Number: ED235678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Spanish in the U.S. Setting: Beyond the Southwest.
Elias-Olivares, Lucia, Ed.
The role and use of Spanish in the geographic areas outside of the U.S. Southwest are examined in a collection of 16 conference papers. The papers address the general topics of language contact, linguistic variation, sociolinguistic factors, and language maintenance policy, and planning. Among the specific issues discussed are: a dialectology of U.S. Spanish, subject-object reversals among New York Hispanics, interference and code switching in contemporary New York Judeo-Spanish, code shifting patterns in Chicano Spanish, Spanish-English bilingual children as peer teachers, bilingual competence, Spanish language resources in the United States, Mexican American language communities in Minnesota cities, and the Hispanic speech community of Washington, D.C. (RW)
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Hispanic Americans, Interference (Language), Language Maintenance, Language Planning, Language Usage, Language Variation, Sociolinguistics, Spanish
National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, 1555 Wilson Blvd., Rosslyn, VA 22209 ($14.00)
Publication Type: Books; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education, Arlington, VA.; InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA.
Note: Papers presented at the Conference on "Spanish in the U.S. Setting: Beyond the Southwest" (Chicago, IL, October 10-11, 1980).