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On the Offensive

By Karen Stollznow

On the Offensive " This book sheds light on the derogatory phrases, insults, slurs, stereotypes, tropes and more that make up linguistic discrimination. Each chapter addresses a different area of prejudice: race and ethnicity; gender identity; sexuality; religion; health and disability; physical appearance; and age."

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Dissertation Information

Title: The Subjunctive in Miami Cuban Spanish: Bilingualism, contact, and language variability Add Dissertation
Author: Andrew Lynch Update Dissertation
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Institution: University of Minnesota, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Completed in: 1999
Linguistic Subfield(s): Sociolinguistics;
Subject Language(s): Spanish
Director(s): Carol Klee

Abstract: This dissertation provides an overview of the current sociolinguistic
situation of Bilingual Miami (Florida) and a detailed linguistic analysis of the usage of Spanish subjunctive forms among three generations of Miami Cubans. Issues of language simplification, internal variability, and language maintenance/loss are addressed.