Standardness and nonstandardness in Spain: dialect attrition and revitalization of regional dialects of Spanish

  title={Standardness and nonstandardness in Spain: dialect attrition and revitalization of regional dialects of Spanish},
  author={Juan Manuel Hern{\'a}ndez-Campoy and Juan Andr{\'e}s Villena-Ponsoda},
Abstract In any process of linguistic standardization, the promotion of one variety to the status of standard triggers the devaluation of the other linguistic varieties present within the boundaries of the nation state and impinges upon their domains. Diachronically speaking, this process is a constant struggle between the standard and the nonstandard varieties either to reach uniformity and invariance, or to avoid compliance and maintain local values and customs, always under the pressures of… 
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