Download e-book for kindle: African-American English: Structure, History and Use by Guy Bailey,John Baugh,Salikoko S. Mufwene,John R. Rickford

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

African-American English: constitution, background and Use presents a accomplished survey of linguistic examine into African-American English. the most linguistic positive factors are lined, specifically the grammar, phonology and lexicon. additional chapters discover the sociological, political and academic concerns 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, different advisor to this topical topic zone. Drawing on many modern references: the Oakland tuition controversy, the rap of Ice-T, the participants mirror the country of present scholarship on African-American English, and actively dispel many misconceptions, handle new questions and discover new approaches.
The e-book 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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