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Title: The Sociology of African American Language
Subtitle: A Language Planning Perspective
Written By: Charles DeBose
URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403939705
Description:

The current state of knowledge of African American language is examined
from a broad, multidisciplinary perspective that includes its structure,
history, social role and educational implications, as well as the
linguistic scholarship from which it derives, as a case study of language
planning. A diverse array of topics including Hip-Hop culture, the Black
Church and the Ebonics controversy are unified by a pervasive theme of
latent conflict between academic knowledge and 'real world' knowledge of
Black language.

Publication Year: 2005
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1403939705
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 248
Prices: U.K. £ 45