By Guy Bailey,John Baugh,Salikoko S. Mufwene,John R. Rickford
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, varied advisor to this topical topic region. Drawing on many modern references: the Oakland university controversy, the rap of Ice-T, the members mirror the nation of present scholarship on African-American English, and actively dispel many misconceptions, handle new questions and discover new approaches.
The booklet 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 reports and anthropology at either undergraduate and postgraduate level.
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