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Language Shift in an ‘Importing Culture’:: The Cultural Logic of the Arapesh Roads*

Lise M. Dobrin

in Endangered Languages: Beliefs and Ideologies in Language Documentation and Revitalization

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780197265765
eISBN:
9780191771958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197265765.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families

In the Arapesh communities of northern Papua New Guinea, where language shift to Tok Pisin is now advanced, villagers express regret about the loss of their local language. However, they do not seem ... 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


Mixed Messages: Mediating Native Belonging in Asian Russia

Kathryn E. Graber

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501750502
eISBN:
9781501750533
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501750502.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

Focusing on language and media in Asian Russia, particularly in Buryat territories, this book engages debates about the role of minority media in society, alternative visions of modernity, and the ... More


Narratives of a Diaspora

Sonia N. Das

in Linguistic Rivalries: Tamil Migrants and Anglo-Franco Conflicts

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190461775
eISBN:
9780190461805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190461775.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Chapter 3 discusses the outcome of a competition to gain the loyalties of ethnic minorities among anglophone and francophone leaders who prescribe separate categories for heritage and civic language ... More


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