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Spanish in Chicago

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ISBN-10: 0199326150

ISBN-13: 9780199326150

Edition: N/A

Authors: Kim Potowski, Lourdes Torres

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Spanish in Chicago is the first book-length study of Spanish in Chicago, where populations originating in both Mexico and Puerto Rico have lived in contact for generations and Latinos now comprise nearly a third of the population. Identifying Chicago as a rich site for examining language and dialect contact at both community and family levels, Kim Potowski and Lourdes Torres describe the spoken Spanish of Chicago, analyzing patterns of language change and identity constructions and establishing their likely causes. Drawing on interviews with 124 individuals across three generations of Mexican, Puerto Rican, and MexiRican Chicagoans, Potowski and Torres trace the effects of language and…    
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Book details

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/30/2023
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 344
Size: 8.90" wide x 6.18" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English