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Race, ethnicity, and dialects: language policy and ethnic minorities in the United States

Luisanna Fodde Melis

Race, ethnicity, and dialects: language policy and ethnic minorities in the United States

by Luisanna Fodde Melis

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Published by FrancoAngeli in Milano, Italy .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Language policy -- United States.,
    • English language -- United States.,
    • English language -- Dialects -- United States.,
    • United States -- Ethnic relations.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 111-117) and index.

      StatementLuisanna Fodde.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsP119.32.U6 F63 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination120 p. ;
      Number of Pages120
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3732977M
      ISBN 108846439120
      LC Control Number2003394455

      Germany - Germany - Languages: The dialectal divisions of Germany, once of conspicuous significance for the ethnic and cultural distinctions they implied, persist despite leveling and standardizing influences such as mass education and communication and despite internal migration and the trend among the younger, better-educated, and more-mobile ranks of society to speak a standard. The Demographics of America highlights the changes in the United States' population. It presents information on the population by race/ethnicity, income, and language. Disparities in Health Status and Mortality addresses disparities in a number of the focus areas of the Healthy People Initiative.

        • The U.S. Census’ changing definition of race and ethnicity • Race-based disparities in health • Racial and gender discrimination among racial minorities and women • Being Arab and American • How social control maintains racial inequality • The increase in black and brown incarceration • How racial bias may affect the use of Reviews: Dialect contact, ethnicity, and language change Dialect contact and ethnic boundaries Influences of minority ethnic dialects on the dominant dialect Contact among ethnic minority dialects Ethnic minority group speakers and sound change Discussion questions Suggestions for further reading Price: $

      Organized into five sections, the text first discusses growing trends in the United States, the significance of populism in major societies around the globe, and how global changes are influencing regional variations in race, ethnicity,and investigation of globalmigration patternsis followed by examination ofconflict and violence. Ethnicity is a term that describes shared culture—the practices, values, and beliefs of a group. This culture might include shared language, religion, and traditions, among other commonalities. Like race, the term ethnicity is difficult to describe and its meaning has changed over time.


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