Haitian Immigrants in Black America: A Sociological and Sociolinguistic Portrait

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Index
AATF (American Association of Teachers of French), 111
Affirmative action, 81, 90
Affranchis,27-31, 40n.5
African American English, 123-24
AIDS, 54, 57, 60, 91, 157
America,
breakup of, 156
browning of, 145-46
Americanization, 16-17, 48, 58
assimilation, 15-16, 51, 62-63, 148
melting pot, 16-17
Asian Exclusion Act, 3
Asianization, 146
Asians, 3, 18, 110, 124, 141, 146, 151-52, 155
Bakke case, 159, 160n.10
Barbadians, 155
Bennett, Michèle, 36
Bilingual education, 110-11, 148-50
empowerment, 150, 153, 159
for Haitians, 150-53
Lau v. Nichols, 149
Bilingualism, 103, 117-18, 134
natural bilingual, 127
stable bilingualism, 142-43
Black Americanization/assimilation, 44-45, 62, 69-70, 92, 119, 142, 145-46, 148
Black elite/noiriste ideology, 35-36, 40n.12, 79
Black politics/leaders, 93, 95, 157
Martin Luther King, Jr., 92, 95, 96n.8 Blackness, 20-21, 81, 86, 91, 94, 109, 146, 157-58
black, definition of, 20, 55, 91
black ethnicity, 19-21
black ethnics, 22, 63, 153, 157
Haitian definition of, 37-39, 52-55, 87158
Bonaparte, Napoleon, 33-34
Boukman, 32
Brown v. the Board of Education, 89
Caporalisme agraire,34
Caribbean, 3, 8, 19-20, 45, 52-53, 71- 72, 151, 159
Caribbeanization, 146
Code Noir,30, 40n.8
Code-switching, 14, 115, 118, 128-31, 134-36, 139-41, 143
code-mixing, 134-35
Corpus mysticum,99
Cultural pluralism, 16-17, 145, 147-48, 158
multiculturalism, 145, 152, 156, 159
multilingualism, 145
otherness, 96, 145, 147-148
Dessalines, 33-37
Diglossia, 120n.4, 126
diglossic relationship, 102
Haitian diglossia, 140

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Tables and Maps vii
  • Preface ix
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Part I - Haitian Immigrants: Sociological Dimensions 1
  • 1 - Haitians in New York City 3
  • Notes 22
  • 2 - Premigration Experience of Haitian Immigrants 25
  • Notes 40
  • 3 - Emergence and Essence of Haitian Immigrant Ethnicity 43
  • Notes 67
  • 4 - Haitians' Responses to African Americans 69
  • Notes 96
  • Part II - Haitian Immigrants: Sociolinguistic Dimensions 97
  • 5 - Language and Ethnicity in the Haitian Immigrant Context 99
  • Notes 120
  • 6 - Patterns of Language Use of Haitian Immigrants 123
  • Notes 143
  • 7 - Haitians, American Cultural Pluralism, and Black Ethnics 145
  • Notes 160
  • Appendix - Interview Questions 161
  • Bibliography 167
  • Index 177
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