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Title Sociocultural and historical contexts of African American English [electronic resource] / edited by Sonja L. Lanehart.

Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2001.


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Physical description xvii, 371 p. : ill., maps.
Series Varieties of English around the world. General series ; v. 27
Varieties of English around the world. General series ; v. 27.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents State of the art in African American English research : multi-disciplinary perspectives and directions / Sonja L. Lanehart -- What is African American English? / Salikoko S. Mufwene -- The relationship between African American vernacular English and white vernaculars in the American South : a sociocultural history and some phonological evidence / Guy Bailey -- Co-existing grammars : the relationship between the evolution of African American and southern white vernacular English in the South / Patricia Cukor-Avila.
The voice of the ancestors : new evidence on 19th-century precursors to 20th-century African American English / David Sutcliffe -- Something to Shout about : African American vernacular English as a linguistic and cultural treasure / Mary B. Zeigler -- "Nuthin' but a G thang" : grammar and language ideology in Hip Hop identity / Marcyliena Morgan -- African American women : talking that talk / Denise Troutman -- Directness in the use of African American English / Arthur K. Spears.
The role of family, community, and school in children's acquisition and maintenance of African American English / Toya A. Wyatt -- Pay Leon, pay Leon, pay Leon, paleontologist : using call-and-response to facilitate language mastery and literacy acquisition among African American students / Michele Foster -- Applying our knowledge of African American English to the problem of raising reading levels in inner-city schools / William Labov -- Applying linguistic knowledge of African American English to help students learn and teachers teach / John Baugh.
Reconsidering the sociolinguistic agenda for African American English : the next generation of research and application / Walt Wolfram.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Lanehart, Sonja L.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject African Americans -- Languages.
English language -- Social aspects -- United States.
English language -- Variation -- United States.
Black English.
Electronic books.
ISBN 1588110451 (U.S. : alk. paper)
158811046X (U.S. : pbk. : alk. paper)
9027248850 (Eur. : alk. paper)
9027248869 (Eur. : pbk. : alk. paper)