Kʼicheʼ: A Study in the Sociology of Language

Statement of Responsibility:
Lewis, M. Paul
Authors:
Date:
2001
Publisher:
SIL International
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
Publications in Sociolinguistics 6
Extent:
xiv, 261 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

List of Tables
List of Figures
List of Maps
Acknowledgments

  1. Introduction
  2. 1.1 Preconquest Mayan society
    1.2-1.5 Postconquest Guatemala
    1.2 The colony
    1.3 The period of independence and the liberal revolution
    1.4 The period of indigenismo
    1.5 Post-indigenismo

  3. Maintenance and Shift of Language and Identity in K’iche’ Communities
  4. 2.1-2.3 Bilingualism, language contact, and language choice
    2.1 Bilingualism and language shift
    2.2 The analysis of language choice
    2.3 Bilingualism and diglossia

    2.4-2.8 Ethnocultural identity and language
    2.4 Ethnicity and language
    2.5 The language-in-culture nexus
    2.6 Language and culture continuity
    2.7 Causes of language and culture shift
    2.8 Summary

    2.9-2.12 Ethnolinguistic vitality theory
    2.9 Objective ethnolinguistic vitality
    2.10 Subjective vitality factors
    2.11 Multiple identities and boundary maintenance
    2.12 Synthesis

    2.13-2.15 The description of Guatemalan communities
    2.13 Distinctive community types
    2.14 Ethnic identity maintenance
    2.15 Summary

  5. Research Project Design and Methodology
  6. 3.1 General description
    3.2 Selection of the communities
    3.3 Language use data
    3.4 Data collection
    3.5 Unit of observation
    3.6 Language use observation data forms
    3.7 Sampling method
    3.8 Sample size
    3.9 Data recording arid analysis methods
    3.10 Community resource data
    3.11 Statistical analysis procedures

  7. Community Resource Profile Data Analysis--the Towns
  8. 4.1 Analysis of community resource profile data

    4.2-4.5 Chichicastenango
    4.2 Demographic factors
    4.3 Institutional support factors
    4.4 Status factors
    4.5 Subjective factors

    4.6-4.9 Cunén
    4.6 Demographic factors
    4.7 Institutional support factors
    4.8 Status factors
    4.9 Subjective vitality factors

    4.10-4.13 Joyabaj
    4.10 Demographic factors
    4.11 Institutional support factors
    4.12 Status factors
    4.13 Subjective factors

    4.14-4.17 Sacapulas
    4.14 Demographic factors
    4.15 Institutional support factors
    4.16 Status factors
    4.17 Subjective factors

    4.18-4.21 San Andrés Sajcabajá
    4.18 Demographic factors
    4.19 Institutional support factors
    4.20 Status factors
    4.21 Subjective factors

  9. Community Resource Profile Data Analysis--the Cities
  10. 5.1-5.5 Santa Cruz del Quiché
    5.1 Demographic factors
    5.2 Institutional support factors
    5.3 Status factors
    5.4 Subjective factors
    5.5 Two rural communities

    5.6-5.9 Totonicapán
    5.6 Demographic factors
    5.7 Institutional support factors
    5.8 Status factors
    5.9 Subjective factors

  11. Language Use in the Seven Communities
  12. 6.1 Language use in Chichicastenango
    6.2 Language use in Cunén
    6.3 Language use in Joyabaj
    6.4 Language use in Sacapulas
    6.5 Language use in San Andrés Sajcabajá
    6.6 Language use in Santa Cruz del Quiché
    6.7 Language use in Totonicapán

  13. Integration of the Two Data Sets
  14. 7.1-7.4 Ethnolinguistic identity measures
    7.1 Demographic factors
    7.2 Institutional support factors
    7.3 Status factors
    7.4 Subjective vitality factors
    7.5 Language maintenance indices
    7.6 Summary
    7.7 Conclusions

Appendix: Community Resource Profile Questions
Demographics and boundary maintenance-related questions
Status related questions
Subjective vitality related questions

References

Country:
Guatemala
Content Language:
Work Type:
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
6533