Latino Language and Literacy in Ethnolinguistic Chicago by Marcia Farr

By Marcia Farr

This volume--along with its significant other Ethnolinguistic Chicago: Language and Literacy within the City's Neighborhoods--fills an immense hole in study on Chicago and, extra in most cases, on language use in globalized metropolitan components. usually pointed out as a vital American urban, Chicago is, and regularly has been, a urban of immigrants. it's some of the most linguistically various towns within the usa and residential to at least one of the biggest and such a lot varied Latino groups. even if language is surely imperative to social id, and Chicago has been good studied by way of students attracted to ethnicity, formerly not anyone has focused--as do the individuals to those volumes--on the comparable problems with language and ethnicity.
Latino Language and Literacy in Ethnolinguistic Chicago contains:
*ethnographic stories dependent in domestic settings that concentrate on methods of talking and literacy practices;
*studies that discover oral language use and literacy practices at school contexts; and
*studies established in neighborhood areas in numerous neighborhoods.

It deals a wealthy set of pics emphasizing language use as centrally with regards to ethnic, type, or gender identities. As such, it really is appropriate for anthropologists, sociologists, linguists, historians, educators and academic researchers, and others whose matters require an realizing of "ground-level" phenomena suitable to modern social matters, and as a textual content for classes in those areas.

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