This study focuses on first- and second-generation Cubans, Dominicans and Puerto Ricans living in the New York City area. In particular, the author creates a sociolinguistic profile of these cohorts and evaluates their attitudes towards Spanish and English, their use of these languages and their linguistic skills based on generation and ethnic factors.
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(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
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Author Biography - Edwin M. Lamboy
Edwin M. Lamboy is an Associate Professor with the School of Education at The City University of New York (CUNY). He is the Secondary Spanish Education Program Director.