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Author Lippi-Green, Rosina.
Title English with an accent : language, ideology and discrimination in the United States / Rosina Lippi-Green.
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2012.
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 Floor4  PE2808.8 .L57 2012    DUE 02-28-15
  
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xxii, 354 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [336]-341) and index.
Contents Language ideology or science fiction? -- The linguistic facts of life -- Language in motion -- The myth of non-accent -- The standard language myth -- Language subordination -- The educational system : fixing the message in stone -- Teaching children how to discriminate : (what we learn from the Big Bad Wolf) -- The information industry -- Real people with a real language : the workplace and the judicial system -- The real trouble with black language -- Hillbillies, hicks, and Southern belles : the language rebels -- Defying paradise : Hawai'i -- The other in the mirror -- ¬°Ya basta! -- The unassimilable races : what it means to be Asian -- Case study 1 : moral panic in Oakland -- Case study 2 : linguistic profiling and fair housing -- Civil (dis)obedience and the shadow of language.
Subject English language -- Social aspects -- United States.
English language -- Political aspects -- United States.
English language -- Variation -- United States.
Speech and social status -- United States.
Language and culture -- United States.
Language policy -- United States.
Discrimination -- United States.
ISBN 9780415559102 (alk. paper)
0415559103 (alk. paper)
9780415559119 (alk. paper)
0415559111 (alk. paper)
9780203348802
020334880X
OCLC number 731009712