Download e-book for iPad: 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 offers a entire survey of linguistic study into African-American English. the most linguistic good points are lined, particularly the grammar, phonology and lexicon. additional chapters discover the sociological, political and academic matters attached with African-American English.
The editors are the top specialists within the box and in addition to different key figures, significantly William Labov, Geneva Smitherman and Walt Wolfram, they supply an authoritative, diversified consultant to this topical topic zone. Drawing on many modern references: the Oakland college controversy, the rap of Ice-T, the individuals replicate the country of present scholarship on African-American English, and actively dispel many misconceptions, tackle new questions and discover new approaches.
The ebook is designed to function a textual content for the expanding variety of classes on African-American English and as a handy reference for college kids of linguistics, black experiences and anthropology at either undergraduate and postgraduate level.

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