The politics of language in Puerto Rico revisited / Amílcar Antonio Barreto.

By: Barreto, Amílcar Antonio [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooksPublisher: Gainesville, FL : University of Florida Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resource (xii, 248 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 168340114X; 9781683401148Subject(s): Language policy -- Puerto Rico | Bilingualism -- Puerto Rico | Language and culture -- Puerto Rico | Bilingualism | Language and culture | Language policy | Puerto Rico | HISTORY / Latin America / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Politics of language in Puerto Rico revisited.DDC classification: 306.44/97295 LOC classification: P119.32.P84 | B37 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Culture, identity, and policy -- Spanish and Puertorriqueñidad -- The power of English -- The politics of status -- Reviving the language debate -- The Official Language Act of 1991 -- Rational politics -- Culture, policy, and nested games -- Congress and conflicting notions of American identity -- Restoring official bilingualism -- Creating a bilingual citizenry -- Washington passively torpedoing statehood -- Looking forward.
Summary: Updated in this revised edition to include major recent events, new data, and new research, The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico analyzes the controversial language policies passed by the Puerto Rican government in the 1990s, exploring the connections between language and cultural identity and politics on the Caribbean island.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Culture, identity, and policy -- Spanish and Puertorriqueñidad -- The power of English -- The politics of status -- Reviving the language debate -- The Official Language Act of 1991 -- Rational politics -- Culture, policy, and nested games -- Congress and conflicting notions of American identity -- Restoring official bilingualism -- Creating a bilingual citizenry -- Washington passively torpedoing statehood -- Looking forward.

Updated in this revised edition to include major recent events, new data, and new research, The Politics of Language in Puerto Rico analyzes the controversial language policies passed by the Puerto Rican government in the 1990s, exploring the connections between language and cultural identity and politics on the Caribbean island.

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