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Contents Contributors vii 1. Introduction: On Yellow English and Other Perilous Terms 1 Adrienne Lo and Angela Reyes Part I: Interactional Positionings of Selves and Identities 2. Styles and Stereotypes: The Linguistic Negotiation of Identity among Laotian American Youth 30 Mary Bucholtz 3. Asian American Stereotypes as Circulating Resource 67 Angela Reyes 4. Evidentiality and Morality in a Korean Heritage Language School 103 Adrienne Lo 5. On Using Semiotic Resources in a Racist World: A Commentary 145 Jane H. Hill Part II: Discursive Constitutions of Groups and Communities 6. "Talk about Luck": Coherence, Contingency, Character and Class in the Life Stories of Filipino Canadians in Toronto 156 Bonnie McElhinny, Valerie Damasco, Shirley Yeung, Angela DeOcampo, Monina Febria, Christianne Collantes, and Jason Salonga 7. Turban Narratives: Discourses of Identification and Difference among Punjabi Sikh Families in Los Angeles 189 Wendy L. Klein 8. Constructing Ethnic Identity through Discourse: Self-categorization among Korean American Camp Counselors 226 M. Agnes Kang 9. Who is "Japanese" in Hawai'i?: The Discursive Construction of Ethnic Identity 257 Asuka Suzuki 10. Communities and Identities: Fraught Categories and Anchoring Resources: A Commentary 293 Niko Besnier Part III: Languages in Contact 11. Arbitrating Community Norms: The Use of English Me in Japanese Discourse 302 Emi Morita 12. Illegitimate Speakers of English: Negotiation of Linguistic Identity among Korean International Students 339 Joseph Sung-Yul Park 13. Bilingual Creativity and Self-negotiation: Korean-American Children's Language Socialization into Korean Address Terms 373 Juyoung Song 14. Phonological and Cultural Innovations in the Speech of Samoans in Southern California 409 Alessandro Duranti and Jennifer F. Reynolds 15. What Do Bilinguals Do?: A Commentary 445 Asif Agha Part IV: Linguistic Practices in Media Contexts 16. Ideologies of Legitimate Mockery: Margaret Cho's Revoicings of Mock Asian 457 Elaine W. Chun 17. "We Can Laugh at Ourselves": Hawai'i Ethnic Humor, Local Identity and the Myth of Multiculturalism 507 Roderick N. Labrador 18. Reel to Real: Desi Teens' Linguistic Engagements with Bollywood 546 Shalini Shankar 19. Perspective and the Politics of Representation: A Commentary 575 Susan Gal Part V: Educational Institutions and Language Acquisition 20. Trading Tongues: Loss of Heritage Languages in the United States 582 Leanne Hinton 21. Forever FOB?: Resisting and Reproducing the Other in High School ESL 613 Steven Talmy 22. Sequences, Scripts, and Subject Pronouns in the Construction of Chinese Heritage Identity 647 Agnes Weiyun He 23. The Emergence of Language Identity in Cultural Action: A Commentary 683 Bonnie Urciuoli Index XXX
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sociolinguistics -- United States.
Asian Americans -- Languages.
Asian Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Asian Americans and mass media.
Language and education -- United States.