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Title: Latino Language and Literacy in Ethnolinguistic Chicago
Edited By: Marcia Farr

This volume--along with its companion "Ethnolinguistic Chicago: Language
and Literacy in the City's Neighborhoods"--fills an important gap in
research on Chicago, one of the most linguistically diverse cities in the
United States and home to one of the largest and most diverse Latino
communities, and more generally, on language use in globalized metropolitan
areas. The focus is on the related issues of language and ethnicity.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0805843477
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416
Prices: U.S. $ 99.95

Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805843485
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 416
Prices: U.S. $ 39.95