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Key Concepts for Theorizing Spanish as a Heritage Language
Spanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: The State of the Field (2012)
  • Andrew Lynch, University of Miami
Abstract

In this chapter, I provide a selective, critical overview of the principal theoretical concepts that have served to frame studies of Spanish as a heritage language in the United States since the 1970s. Among the concepts I consider are: diglossia, standard language, proficiency, register, agency, and generation.

Publication Date
2012
Editor
Sara M. Beaudrie & Marta Fairclough
Publisher
Georgetown University Press
Citation Information
Andrew Lynch. "Key Concepts for Theorizing Spanish as a Heritage Language" Washington, DCSpanish as a Heritage Language in the United States: The State of the Field (2012)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/andrewlynch/19/