Talkin that Talk: Language, Culture and Education in African America

1st Edition

Geneva Smitherman

Routledge
Published September 30, 1999
Reference - 476 Pages
ISBN 9780415208659 - CAT# RU19511

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Summary

A highly readable collection of key articles and essays by a leading scholar on African American language and politics. Discussing the inter-relationship between African American language, culture and education, Talkin' that Talk is divided into sections, each introduced by the author, which include:
* African American language and education
* Language theory, research and the Black intellectual tradition
* Black language and culture
* Black women's discourse
* Language policy and global multilingualism.

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