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Authority in Language: Investigating Standard English - 4th edition

Authority in Language: Investigating Standard English (ISBN10: 0415696836; ISBN13: 9780415696838)
ISBN13: 978-0415696838
ISBN10: 0415696836

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ISBN13: 978-0415696821
ISBN10: 0415696828

Summary: Authority in Languageexplores the perennially topical and controversial notion of correct and incorrect language. James and Lesley Milroy cover the long-running debate over the teaching of Standard English in Britain and compare the language ideologies in Britain and the USA, involving a discussion of the English-Only movement and the Ebonics controversy. They consider the historical process of standardisation and its social consequences, in particular discrimination against low-stat
us and ethnic minority groups on the basis of their language traits. This Routledge Linguistics Classicis here reissued with a new foreword and a new afterword in which the authors broaden their earlier concept of language ideology. Authority in Languageis indispensable reading for educationalists, teachers and linguists and a long-standing text for courses in sociolinguistics, modern English grammar, history of English and language ideology.
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Summary: Authority in Languageexplores the perennially topical and controversial notion of correct and incorrect language. James and Lesley Milroy cover the long-running debate over the teaching of Standard English in Britain and compare the language ideologies in Britain and the USA, involving a discussion of the English-Only movement and the Ebonics controversy. They consider the historical process of standardisation and its social consequences, in particular discrimination against low-status and ethnic minority groups on the basis of their language traits. This Routledge Linguistics Classicis here reissued with a new foreword and a new afterword in which the authors broaden their earlier concept of language ideology. Authority in Languageis indispensable reading for educationalists, teachers and linguists and a long-standing text for courses in sociolinguistics, modern English grammar, history of English and language ideology. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 13
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Publisher: Routledge N. Y.
Year Published: 2013
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