Globalization And Language In The Spanish Speaking World: Macro and Micro Perspectives

Paperback | August 15, 2009

EditorClare Mar-Molinero

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This volume considers the spread of Spanish today and particularly its role in the processes of globalization. Spanish is frequently dominant in contact with other languages. But how contested is its hegemony and how far does it threaten other languages? How are these other minoritized languages faring in a world of few strong, global languages?

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This volume considers the spread of Spanish today and particularly its role in the processes of globalization. Spanish is frequently dominant in contact with other languages. But how contested is its hegemony and how far does it threaten other languages? How are these other minoritized languages faring in a world of few strong, global ...

CLARE MAR-MOLINERO is Professor of Spanish sociolinguistics and Head of Modern Languages at the University of Southampton, UK. She teaches and has published widely on language policies and on global Spanish. Her publications include The Politics of Language in the Spanish-speaking World (2000), The Spanish-Speaking World: Introduction...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:270 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:August 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures * Acknowledgements * Notes on the Contributors * Introduction--C.Mar-Molinero&M.Stewart * Forces of Globalization in the Spanish-Speaking World: Linguistic Imperialism or Grassroots Adaptation--C.Mar-Molinero * US Latinos, la Hispanofonia, and the Language Ideologies of High Modernity--J.del Valle * Language Conflict and the Micro-Macro Link in the Spanish-Speaking World--R.Enrique Hamel * Spanish/English Interaction in US Hispanic Heritage Learners' Writing--M.Fairclough * Andean Spanish and the Spanish of Lima: Linguistic Variation and Change in a Contact Situation--C.A.Klee&R.Caravedo * Spanish as L2 on the Dominican/Haitian Border and Universal Processes of Acquisition--L.A.Ortiz Lopez * Whose Story is it Anyway? Representing Oral Testimony in a Multilingual 'Contact Zone'--J.Freeland * Spanish-Speaking Latin Americans in Catalonia: Reflexivity and Knowledgeability in Constructions of Catalan--S.Marshall * Language Contact Between Galician and Spanish - Conflict or Harmony? Young People's Linguistic Attitudes to Contemporary Galicia--B.O'Rourke * Linguistic Shift and Community Language: The Effect of Demographic Factors in the Valencian Region, Balearic Islands and Catalonia--R.Casesnoves Ferrer, D.Sankoff&M.Teresa Turell * References * Index

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"This volume does a fine job of analyzing a wide range of sociolinguistic topics related to the global role of Spanish... Recommended." —CHOICE