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ERIC Number: EJ622449
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0042-0859
Bicultural Identity and Language Attitudes: Perspectives of Four Latina Teachers.
Weisman, Evelyn Marino
Urban Education, v36 n2 p203-25 Mar 2001
Interviewed four Latina teachers regarding relationships between their bicultural identities and attitudes toward English and Spanish. Results illustrate how bilingual people cope with pressures of living in a society that promotes conformity to the dominant culture, highlighting the strong correlation between identification with Latino culture, political consciousness, and value for Spanish as a means of affirming Latino students' cultural identities. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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