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Beyond Yellow English: Toward a Linguistic Anthropology of Asian Pacific America

Angela Reyes and Adrienne Lo


This book examines issues of language, identity, and culture among the rapidly growing Asian Pacific American (APA) population. The distinguished contributors—who represent a broad range of perspectives from anthropology, sociolinguistics, English, and education—focus on the analysis of spoken interaction and explore multiple facets of the APA experience. The book covers topics such as media representations of APAs; codeswitching and language crossing; and narratives of ethnic identity. The collection examines the experiences of Asian Pacific Americans of different ethnicities, generations, ag ... More

Keywords: APA, media representations, codeswitching, language crossing, ethnic identity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195327359
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327359.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Angela Reyes, editor
Hunter College
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Adrienne Lo, editor
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
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