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Name: Dennis  Baron
Institution: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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State and/or Country: IL
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Historical Linguistics
Specialty: Language policy and minority language rights; literacy and technology; language usage and reform; language standards and variation
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: Grammar and Good Taste: Reforming the American Language (Yale UP, 1982)
Grammar and Gender (Yale UP, 1986)
The English-Only Question: An Official Language for Americans? (Yale UP, 1990)
Declining Grammar (NCTE, 1988)
Guide to Home Language Repair (NCTE, 1994)
Announced on LINGUIST :  A Better Pencil
 A Better Pencil
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  A Better Pencil
Courses Taught: History of the English Language
Descriptive English Grammar
Technologies of the Word
Dissertation Director * of: African American English in Urban Education: A multimethodological approach to understanding classroom discourse strategies
(Jill Hallett, Author)

* This information has been submitted by the dissertation author.

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