Peer group identification and variation in New York Latino English laterals

@article{Slomanson2004PeerGI,
  title={Peer group identification and variation in New York Latino English laterals},
  author={P. Slomanson and M. Newman},
  journal={English World-wide},
  year={2004},
  volume={25},
  pages={199-216}
}
  • P. Slomanson, M. Newman
  • Published 2004
  • Sociology
  • English World-wide
  • Following recent work showing that adolescent peer culture affiliation correlates with phonological variation, our research explores the effect of peer identities and national heritages on the English of Latino students in a New York City high school. Data were gathered in sociolinguistic interviews embedded in a two-year ethnography. The peer groups investigated for Spanish-English contact effects include Hip-Hoppers, Skaters, Geeks, and non-participants in high school peer cultures. Our data… CONTINUE READING
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