Book notice: Mexican Indigenous Languages at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century (2006)

Harold F. Schiffman haroldfs at
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Mouton de Gruyter Book
Contributions to the Sociology of Language 91

General Editor: Joshua A. Fishman

Mexican Indigenous Languages at the
Dawn of the Twenty-First Century (2006)

ISBN: 3-11-018597-0

Edited by Margarita Hidalgo


At the dawn of the twenty-first century
Margarita Hidalgo

Part I. History and Theory

Chapter 1

Mexican indigenous languages in the twenty-first century

Margarita Hidalgo

Chapter 2

The Indianization of Spaniards in New Spain

Claudia Parodi

Chapter 3

The multiple dimensions of language maintenance and shift
in colonial Mexico

Margarita Hidalgo

Chapter 4

Socio-historical determinants in the survival Mexican
indigenous languages

Margarita Hidalgo

Part II. Language Policy

Chapter 5

Legislating diversity in twenty-first century Mexico
Dora Pellicer, Brbara Cifuentes and Carmen Herrera

Chapter 6

Centralization vs. local initiatives: Mexican and U.S.
legislation of Amerindian languages

Daniel Althoff

Chapter 7

Mexican indigenous languages and the national censuses:

Barbara Cifuentes and Jos Luis Moctezuma

Part III. Bilingual Education and bilingualism

Chapter 8

Local language promoters and new discursive spaces:
Mexicano in and out of schools in Tlaxcala

Jacqueline Messing and Elsie Rockwell

Chapter 9

Bilingual education. Strategy for language maintenance or
shift of Yucatec Maya?

Barbara Pfeiler and Lenka Zmiov

Chapter 10

Intervention in indigenous education. Culturally-sensitive
materials for bilingual Nahuatl speakers

Jos Antonio Flores Farfn

Chapter 11

Stages of bilingualism. Local conversational practices among

Dora Pellicer

IV. Conclusions

Chapter 12
Language policy. Past, present and future
Margarita Hidalgo

This book is available at Aztec Shops, San Diego State University, San
Diego, CA.  92182

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