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Language, race, and negotiation of identity: (a study of Dominican Americans )

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Bailey (communication studies, U. of Massachusetts, Amherst) examines the language and identities of Dominican second-generation immigrant high school students as they negotiate ethnicity and race in Providence, Rhode Island. Coverage includes the effects of economic, linguistic, and ethnic/racial inequality on the linguistic negotiation of identities; differences in traditional Dominican and American frameworks for understanding Black and White race; individual variation within the categories "Dominican American" and "Dominican American language"; and implications of the study for the understanding of ethnic/racial/ formation processes and the roles of language in ethnic/racial identity negotiations.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931202244
Subtitle:
(a study of Dominican Americans )
Publisher:
LFB Scholarly Pub.
Location:
New York
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Discourse analysis
Subject:
High school students
Subject:
Dominican Americans
Subject:
Providence
Subject:
Categorization
Series Volume:
10. pushpa
Publication Date:
2002
Pages:
ix, 294 p.

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