Chicano Discourse: Socio-historic Perspectives
by Dr. Rosaura Sánchez
Bind: Trade Paperback
This is the first book to formulate a theoretical framework to explain the relation between verbal interaction and societal factors. Topics include: the Chicano Population as a lingual and national minority residing in the Southwest; speakers who continue to use Spanish as their informal language; Chicano Spanish in terms of varieties, fields of discourse and participants; and code-switching.