The role of the education system in the displacement and in the conservation of the malecu language

This article analyzes the role that the Costa Rican education system has played in the process of displacement of the Malecu language (spoken in Guatuso, Costa Rica) as an agent which has promoted linguistic hispanization. Besides, it explains why the incorporation of this language as a subject...

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Main Author: Sánchez Avendaño, Carlos
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Facutad de Educación, Universidad de Costa Rica 2012
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/educacion/article/view/450
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23179
Summary: This article analyzes the role that the Costa Rican education system has played in the process of displacement of the Malecu language (spoken in Guatuso, Costa Rica) as an agent which has promoted linguistic hispanization. Besides, it explains why the incorporation of this language as a subject in the curriculum has had little impact on its conservation and revitalization.