Law and Popular Culture: Examples from Colombian Slang and Spanish-Language Radio in the U.S

Hernández-López, Ernesto
March 2008
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;2008, Vol. 19, p117
Academic Journal
The article presents an analysis of how popular culture benefits legal scholarship as it displays significant cross-border perspectives and popular resistance to hegemony. It also explores Colombian language and Spanish-language radio in the U.S. It is added that informal language offers a way for subaltern factors to resist hegemonic forces in a north-south relationship in the western hemisphere.


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