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ERIC Number: EJ597437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1360-6441
A Majority Sound Change in a Minority Community: /u/-Fronting in Chicano English.
Fought, Carmen
Journal of Sociolinguistics, v3 n1 p5-23 Feb 1999
Presents evidence that /u/-fronting, a sound change observable in California Anglo speakers is found in the majority Mexican-American community as well, among Chicano speakers of English. Results of the study underscore the need to analyze variation within the context of those social categories that are of particular significance to the specific community being studied. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California