Language Conflict and Identity : Arabic in the American Diaspora 1 Aleya

  • Aleya Rouchdy
  • Published 2014
As an Arab American and a linguist, I have been interested in the spoken language used by Arab Americans in Detroit for some time. Detroit is a unique laboratory for the study of Arabic as an ethnic minority language because the Detroit metropolitan area has the largest concentration of Arabs outside the Arab world. Their number has been estimated at… CONTINUE READING