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Speaking culturally [electronic resource] :language diversity in the United States / Fern L. Johnson.

By: Johnson, Fern L.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c2000Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 365 p.) : ill.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781452221779 (electronic bk.); 1452221774 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Language and culture -- United States | Linguistic minorities -- United States | Language and languages -- Variation | Multilingualism -- United States | Nationale Minderheit | Sprachvariante | Soziolinguistik | Mehrsprachigkeit | Ethnische Gruppe | USA | Amerikanisches Englisch | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / Sociolinguistics | Language and culture | Language and languages -- Variation | Linguistic minorities | Multilingualism | United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.DDC classification: 306.44/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
I. Language in Demographic and Cultural Perspective. 1. The Linguistic Environment of the United Sates. 2. The Language System in Its Communicative Contexts. 3. Cultural Dimensions of Discourse -- II. Locating Cultural Discourses. 4. Gendered Discourses. 5. African American Discourse in Cultural and Historical Context. 6. Hispanic Peoples and Their Language Patterns. 7. Language and Cultural Complexity in Asian American Identities -- III. Language Consequences and Controversies. 8. Discourse Consequences: Where Language and Culture Matter. 9. Bilingual Education, Ebonics, and the Ideology of "Standard English"
digitized 2010 committed to preserveSummary: Speaking Culturally examines the changing cultural demographics of the United States from a linguistic perspective. The author highlights the discourses associated with gender and with African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Asian Americans.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 333-354) and index.

I. Language in Demographic and Cultural Perspective. 1. The Linguistic Environment of the United Sates. 2. The Language System in Its Communicative Contexts. 3. Cultural Dimensions of Discourse -- II. Locating Cultural Discourses. 4. Gendered Discourses. 5. African American Discourse in Cultural and Historical Context. 6. Hispanic Peoples and Their Language Patterns. 7. Language and Cultural Complexity in Asian American Identities -- III. Language Consequences and Controversies. 8. Discourse Consequences: Where Language and Culture Matter. 9. Bilingual Education, Ebonics, and the Ideology of "Standard English"

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Speaking Culturally examines the changing cultural demographics of the United States from a linguistic perspective. The author highlights the discourses associated with gender and with African Americans, Hispanic Americans and Asian Americans.

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