ERIC Number: EJ539303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
The Languages of the United States: What Is Spoken and What It Means.
Chiswick, Barry R.; Miller, Paul W.
READ Perspectives, v3 n2 p5-41 Fall 1996
Provides a statistical portrait of residents of the United States who speak a language other than English, including the degree of their fluency in English. The analysis is based on the microdata files from the 1990 Census of Population. The data reveal that a continuation of current migration patterns will result in both linguistic concentration and diversity in the United States. (12 references) (CK)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A