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‘The Wealthiest Hispanics in the World’: Spanish-Language Television in the United States

John Sinclair

in Latin American Television: A Global View

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Commercialisation is happening because, in spite of the generally lower socioeconomic indicators for Latinos relative to the mainstream U.S. population, the commercial interests can see that its ... More


Desperately Seeking Dinero: Calculating Language and Race within Radio Ratings

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter critiques Arbitron's awarding of third place in the category of “listener loyalty” to Radio Nueva Vida. The radio ratings service's measurement practices were riddled with linguistic and ... More


Ask the Experts: Spanish Studies and the Struggle for Authority

Kirsty Hooper

in The Edwardians and the Making of a Modern Spanish Obsession

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621327
eISBN:
9781800341654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621327.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Traces the professionalization of Spanish-language education and the emergence of the academic discipline of Spanish Studies, against a background of economic and commercial investment in Spain. ... More


Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Marie-Louise Coolahan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This book examines writing in English, Irish, and Spanish by women living in Ireland and by Irish women living on the continent between the years 1574 and 1676. This was a tumultuous period of ... More


Mobilization en Español: Spanish-Language Radio and the Activation of Political Identities

Ricardo Ramírez

in Rallying for Immigrant Rights: The Fight for Inclusion in 21st Century America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267541
eISBN:
9780520948914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267541.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

Scholars have long been interested in the effects of mass media on political behavior. There is widespread agreement that Spanish-language radio played a key role in the massive turnout for the ... More


Spanish Language and Education in the Midwest

Kim Potowski

in The Latina/o Midwest Reader

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041211
eISBN:
9780252099809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041211.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter explores Spanish language use, maintenance, and education in the Midwest. It surveys various studies of intergenerational language loss, Spanish language dialects, and inter-Latino ... More


Introduction: Public Advocacy on U.S. Spanish-Language Radio

Dolores Inés Casillas

in Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This introductory chapter presents Governor Bill Richardson's announcement of his U.S. presidential candidacy through a Spanish-language radio station. This declaration set the stage for the ... More


Access to childhood language memory: Implications for cognitive development

Terry Kit-fong Au

in Access to Language and Cognitive Development

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199592722
eISBN:
9780191731488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592722.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter examines how memories that are acquired by overhearing a second language during early childhood are tacitly retrieved in adult age and influence cognitive development. It describes a ... More


Latin American Television: A Global View

John Sinclair

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159308
eISBN:
9780191673580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159308.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This book makes English speakers aware of the dimensions, operation, and significance of the globalisation of television in the Spanish-speaking world. Second only in scale to the market for ... More


Spanish Language

Edward Telles and Christina A. Sue

in Durable Ethnicity: Mexican Americans and the Ethnic Core

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190221492
eISBN:
9780190061401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190221492.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explores Mexican American identity and ethnicity through the prism of the Spanish language, which is perhaps the central characteristic in ethnic culture and identity among Mexican ... More


Conclusion

Craig Allen

in Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.003.0011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Univision celebrates the 50th anniversary of Spanish-language television in 2012. The moment is occasioned by the first widespread public awareness of Spanish-language television and the large U.S. ... More


A New Population, Not a New Public: Latino Diversity in San Francisco and the Mission District

Ocean Howell

in Making the Mission: Planning and Ethnicity in San Francisco

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226141398
eISBN:
9780226290287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226290287.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Because neighborhood identity is closely bound up with ethnic identity it is important to understand the demographics. Through an analysis of the Spanish-language press, the geography of ... More


English- and Spanish-Language Media

Hector Amaya

in Citizenship Excess: Latino/as, Media, and the Nation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708453
eISBN:
9780814723838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708453.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores ethno-territoriality and erasure in relation to the linguistic marginalization of Spanish-language media (SLM) though media deregulation and technological convergence. It ... More


The contribution of women to the Spanish linguistic tradition: Four centuries of surviving words

María Luisa Calero Vaquera

in Women in the History of Linguistics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198754954
eISBN:
9780191816451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198754954.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

In Spain, despite the unfavourable environment, some exceptional women in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries were eager readers of the classics; ‘learned in grammar’ and professors of Latin. At ... More


Sounds of Belonging: U.S. Spanish-language Radio and Public Advocacy

Dolores Ines Casillas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814770658
eISBN:
9780814760369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814770658.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The last two decades have produced continued Latino population growth, and marked shifts in both communications and immigration policy. Since the 1990s, Spanish-language radio has dethroned ... More


Languages: Universal, National and Regional

Nicola Miller

in Republics of Knowledge: Nations of the Future in Latin America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691176758
eISBN:
9780691185835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691176758.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes a series of new national dictionaries as among the less noticed ways of commemorating the recent bicentenaries of independence. It talks about how Peruvian lexicographers ... More


The foundation and expansion of the Anglo-Spanish Society (1916–1920)

Luis G. Martínez del Campo

in Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of the British-Spanish Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781781382752
eISBN:
9781786945266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382752.003.0002
Subject:
History, Social History

I explore the origins of the BSS, which was founded by a group of businessmen and scholars who wanted to strengthen British ties with Spanish-speaking countries during the Great War. I analyse how ... More


A Postnational Critique of Language: The Baroque Algorithm

Julio Ortega and Heike Scharm

in Postnational Perspectives on Contemporary Hispanic Literature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813054940
eISBN:
9780813053356
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054940.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that the Spanish language, including its literatures and cultures, is inherently postnational. For this reason, critical approaches based on transatlantic exchanges may unlock the ... More


The Golden Age

Craig Allen

in Univision, Telemundo, and the Rise of Spanish-Language Television in the United States

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781683401643
eISBN:
9781683402312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401643.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Period: 1976–1986. The most radiant period in Spanish- language television ensues when SIN’s satellite links provide the U.S. vast international programming. SIN is chief affiliate of Azcárraga ... More


Incorporating Foreign Sign Language in Foreign Language Instruction for Deaf Students: Cultural and Methodological Rationale

Pilar Piñar, Donalda Ammons, and Facundo Montenegro

in Worlds Apart?: Disability and Foreign Language Learning

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300116304
eISBN:
9780300144994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300116304.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the methodological advantages of incorporating foreign sign language into the instruction of written foreign languages for Deaf students. The case study is a Spanish reading ... More


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