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Benor, Sarah Bunin. 2010. Ethnolinguistic repertoire: Shifting the analytic focus in language and ethnicity. Journal of Sociolinguistics 14 (2) : 159–183.
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This study proposes the theoretical construct of 'ethnolinguistic repertoire', defined as a fluent series of linguistic resources that ethnic group members may variably deploy as they index their ethnic identities, to move the analytic accent from ethnic 'language varieties' to individuals, ethnic groups, and their distinctive linguistic characteristics, and in casu in particular to African American, Latino, and Jewish speech communities in the U.S.