African-American English: Structure, History and Use by Guy Bailey,John Baugh,Salikoko S. Mufwene,John R. Rickford PDF

By Guy Bailey,John Baugh,Salikoko S. Mufwene,John R. Rickford

ISBN-10: 0415117321

ISBN-13: 9780415117326

ISBN-10: 041511733X

ISBN-13: 9780415117333

African-American English: constitution, background and Use offers a complete survey of linguistic study into African-American English. the most linguistic beneficial properties are lined, particularly the grammar, phonology and lexicon. extra chapters discover the sociological, political and academic matters hooked up with African-American English.
The editors are the prime specialists within the box and in addition to different key figures, particularly William Labov, Geneva Smitherman and Walt Wolfram, they supply an authoritative, assorted advisor to this topical topic quarter. Drawing on many modern references: the Oakland tuition controversy, the rap of Ice-T, the participants replicate the country of present scholarship on African-American English, and actively dispel many misconceptions, handle new questions and discover new approaches.
The publication is designed to function a textual content for the expanding variety of classes on African-American English and as a handy reference for college students of linguistics, black reviews and anthropology at either undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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