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Title:
Dialect diversity in America : the politics of language change
Author:
Labov, William.
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Publication Information:
Charlottesville ; London : University of Virginia Press, 2012.
Physical Description:
ix, 173 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
About language and language change -- A hidden consensus -- Hidden diversity -- The growing divergence of black and white English -- The politics of African American English -- Language change as local politics -- The political ideology of the northern cities shift -- Putting it all together -- Appendix: Summary statement on African American vernacular English.
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ISBN:
9780813933269
Format :
Book

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