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Warriner, Doris S.; Wyman, Leisy T. – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2013
Sociolinguists have made considerable headway in identifying and describing the relationship between mobility, linguistic resources, and forms of inequality. Despite such advances, however, we argue that it is as important as ever to continue to rethink what kinds of phenomena are analyzed, the distinctions and categories that might be imposed on…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Ideology, Correlation, Classification
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McCarty, Teresa L.; Nicholas, Sheilah E.; Wyman, Leisy T. – International Multilingual Research Journal, 2012
In Native American communities, the "global here and now" (Appadurai, 2001) is linked to twin movements for standardization and English supremacy, resulting in the decline of Indigenous languages and persistent educational disparities. This article takes up Appadurai's call to democratize research on globalization, juxtaposing theories that…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Language Planning, American Indians, Ethnography