Wheelers Books

This title is firm sale. Please select carefully as returns are not accepted.

Beyond Ebonics: Linguistic Pride and Racial Prejudice

Beyond Ebonics: Linguistic Pride and Racial Prejudice (Paperback, New edition)

By Baugh, John

  • RRP: $79.99
  • $79.99
  • To Order

The media frenzy surrounding the 1996 resolution by the Oakland School Board brought public attention to the term Ebonics , however the idea remains a mystery to most. John Baugh, a well-known African-American linguist and education expert, offers an accessible explanation of the... origins of the term, the linguistic reality behind the hype, and the politics behind the outcry on both sides of the debate. Using a non-technical, first-person style, and bringing in many of his own personal experiences, Baugh debunks many commonly-held notions about the way African-Americans speak English, and the result is a nuanced and balanced portrait of a fraught subject. This volume should appeal to students and scholars in anthropology, linguistics, education, urban studies, and African-American studies.
Read more

ISBN 9780195152890
Released NZ 1 Jul 2002
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Format Paperback, New edition
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks

Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780195152890
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Oxford University Press (S1)
Imprint Oxford University Press Inc
Released 1 Jul 2002
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, New edition
 › 1 other possible formats available
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Baugh, John
Category Philosophy Of Language
Slang & Jargon
Area / Regional Studies
Black studies
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 136mm
Height: 209mm
Spine: 17mm
Dewey Code 427.97308996073
Weight 220g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Black English, Social aspects, United States
NBS Text Linguistics
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly