French Decline in Louisiana 1970-1990

French and Creole in Louisiana By Albert Valdman:

Leading specialists on Cajun French and Louisiana Creole examine dialectology and sociolinguistics in this volume, the first comprehensive treatment of the linguistic situation of francophone Louisiana and its relation to the current development of French in North America outside of Quebec. Topics discussed include: language shift and code mixing speaker attitudes the role of schools and media in the maintenance of these languages and such language planning initiatives as the CODOFIL program to revive the use of French in Louisiana. 

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French and Creole in Louisiana
By Albert Valdman
Contributor Albert Valdman
Published by Springer, 1997
ISBN 0306454645, 9780306454646
372 pages

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