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Revitalizing Endangered Languages

Edited by Justyna Olko & Julia Sallabank

Revitalizing Endangered Languages "This guidebook provides ideas and strategies, as well as some background, to help with the effective revitalization of endangered languages. It covers a broad scope of themes including effective planning, benefits, wellbeing, economic aspects, attitudes and ideologies."



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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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Homepage: http://www.fll.miami.edu/fll/faculty/lynch.htm
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.