Czech and Slovak Mothers Struggling to Maintain Children’s Heritage Language in North Carolina

  • Marta Mccabe
Part of the Breakthroughs in the Sociology of Education book series (FAAI)


This study offers insight into heritage language maintenance among an understudied population of Czech and Slovak immigrants in North Carolina. Due to their relatively low numbers and geographical dispersal, Czechs and Slovaks in North Carolina find themselves in situations where neither an ethnic community nor a language school is available to support heritage language maintenance.


English Proficiency Language Minority Immigrant Parent Immigrant Mother Assimilation Theory 
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