New PDF release: African-American English: Structure, History and Use

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 learn into African-American English. the most linguistic beneficial properties are lined, specifically the grammar, phonology and lexicon. additional chapters discover the sociological, political and academic concerns attached with African-American English.
The editors are the top specialists within the box and besides different key figures, particularly William Labov, Geneva Smitherman and Walt Wolfram, they supply an authoritative, different consultant to this topical topic region. Drawing on many modern references: the Oakland institution controversy, the rap of Ice-T, the participants replicate the country of present scholarship on African-American English, and actively dispel many misconceptions, deal with 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 stories and anthropology at either undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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