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Unformatted text preview: => realize • Deﬁning your (national) group identity:
• can be oppositional
• e.g. USA is not like England Multilingualism Teaser • Multilingualism at various levels:
• macro-social: multiple languages spoken in a
• micro-social: language mixing in interpersonal
• individual: linguistic repertoire, speaking vs
understanding. Hemispheric Localism
Preview of next week’s readings.... • Hemispheric Localism:
• North/South geographic
• ...indexes other salient
• distinctions in youth’s local
... and is indexed by their
language choice. Hemispheric Localism • Seemingly simple formula:
• North = English; American-raised; afﬂuent;
• South = Spanish; recent immigrant; poor
• How does this distinction break down?
• What do you do with people who don’t ﬁt?
• Examples: Junior; MS 13 (Puerto Ricans); Sita;
Guera. • How do the Norteñas and Sureñas each deﬁne
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2014 for the course ANTHRO 33 taught by Professor Wertheim during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.
- Spring '08