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Introduction: Bilingual Personhood and the Cultural Politics of Asian American and Latino Literature

Jeehyun Lim

in Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Based on the premise that the growth of bilingualism in the United States in the second half of the twentieth century is a consequence of post-1965 immigration, the chapter presents the book’s dual ... More


Bilingual Personhood and the American Dream

Jeehyun Lim

in Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Chapter two examines the rhetorical and social construction of bilingual personhood as part of the American Dream through the debates on public bilingualism. The debates on bilingual education and ... More


Bilingual Brokers: Race, Literature, and Language as Human Capital

Jeehyun Lim

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780823275304
eISBN:
9780823277032
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823275304.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Bilingual Brokers examines bilingual personhood in Asian American and Latino literature through social debates on bilingualism. Instead of arguing for or against bilingualism this study focuses on ... More


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