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Mexican indigenous languages at the dawn of the twenty-first century

Author: Margarita G Hidalgo
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2006.
Series: Contributions to the sociology of language, 91.
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Examines the processes of external and internal Indianization affecting the early European protagonists and the varied dimensions of language shift and maintenance of the Mexican colonial period.  Read more...


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Mexican indigenous languages at the dawn of the twenty-first century.
Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2006
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita G Hidalgo
ISBN: 3110185970 9783110185973
OCLC Number: 62090844
Description: xi, 382 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Mexican indigenous languages in the twenty-first century / Margarita Hidalgo --
The Indianization of Spaniards in New Spain / Claudia Parodi --
The multiple dimensions of language maintenance and shift in colonial Mexico / Margarita Hidalgo --
Socio-historical determinants in the survival of Mexican indigenous languages / Margarita Hidalgo --
Legislating diversity in twenty-first century Mexico / Dora Pellicer, Bárbara Cifuentes and Carmen Herrera --
Centralization vs. local initiatives. Mexican and U.S. legislation of Amerindian languages / F. Daniel Althoff --
The Mexican indigenous languages and the national censuses: 1970-2000 / Bárbara Cifuentes and José Luis Moctezuma --
Local language promoters and new discursive spaces: Mexicano in and out of schools in Tlaxcala / Jacqueline H.E. Messing and Elsie Rockwell --
Bilingual education : strategy for language maintenance or shift of Yucatec Maya? / Barbara Pfeiler and Lenka Zámišová --
Intervention in indigenous education. Culturally-sensitive materials for bilingual Nahuatl speakers / José Antonio Flores Farfán --
Stages of bilingualism. Local conversational practices among Mazahuas / Dora Pellicer --
Language policy. Past, present, and future / Margarita Hidalgo.
Series Title: Contributions to the sociology of language, 91.
Responsibility: edited by Margarita Hidalgo.
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"This volume is an excellent contribution to Language Policy studies in general and to Reserve Language Shift studies (Fishman 1991, 2001) in particular."Liliana Sanchez in: Journal of Read more...

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