Language Shift in the United States. Contributions to the Sociology of Langauge 34. Hardcover

By: VELTMAN, Calvin

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VELTMAN, Calvin. Language Shift in the United States. Berlin / New York / Amsterdam : Mouton Publishers, (1983). Pp [i]-x,[1]-432,(2). Tables. Figures. 8vo, blue cloth, white lettering to spine. Contributions to the Sociologyof Langauge 34. Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. Theory and Method in the An alysis of Language Shift. Part I. – The Structure of Language Shift in the United States. 3. The Anglicisation of Adults in Minority Language Groups. 4. Intergenerational Anglicisation in the United States. 5. The Context of Minority Language Use among American Adolescents. 6. Reflections on the Process of Anglicisation. Part II. – The Role of Language Characteristics in the Attainment Process. 7. The Impact of Language Characteristics on Occupational and Income Attainment of American Adults. 8. The Impact of Language Characteristics on the Educational Attainments of American Children. 9. The Impact of Language Characteristics on the Educational Achievements of American Children. 10. Reflections on the Role of Language Characteristics in the Attainment Process. Part III. – Language Planning in the Context of Identified Needs. Appendix A: Source and Reliability of the SIE Estimates. Appendix B: Design Characteristics of High School and Beyond. Appendix C: Fidelity of Language Reports by HSB Students. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 40.00

Title: Language Shift in the United States. Contributions to the Sociology of Langauge 34. Hardcover

Author Name: VELTMAN, Calvin

Categories: 41,

Publisher: Mouton Publishers, Berlin / New York / Amsterdam, 1983, ISBN:9027932107:

Seller ID: 99558

Keywords: LINGUISTICS EDUCATION UNITED STATES SOCIOLINGUISTICS LANGUAGES AMERICAN MINORITIES SOCIAL,