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Speaking American: A History of English in the United States

By Richard W. Bailey

"Takes a novel approach to the history of American English by focusing on hotbeds of linguistic activity throughout American history."


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Language, Literacy, and Technology

By Richard Kern

"In this book, Richard Kern explores how technology matters to language and the ways in which we use it. Kern reveals how material, social and individual resources interact in the design of textual meaning, and how that interaction plays out across contexts of communication, different situations of technological mediation, and different moments in time."


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Title: Ebonics
Subtitle: The Urban education Debate
Edited By: David Ramirez
Terrence G. Wiley
Gerda de Klerk
Enid Lee
Wayne E. Wright
Series Title: New Perspectives on Language & education
Description:

This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and
recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how,
despite increasing access to public education over the past century,
schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children
that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Multilingual Matters
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 185359797X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.S. $ 89.95
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1853597961
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 224
Prices: U.K. £ 21.95
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