The Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader by Roxy HarrisThe Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader by Roxy Harris

The Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader

EditorRoxy Harris, Ben Rampton

Paperback | October 17, 2003

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Language, Race and Ethnicity: A Readeran essential resource for all students of sociolinguistics, ethnic studies, linguistics, anthropology and intercultural studies. This accessibleReadercollects in one volume the key readings on language, ethnicity and race.
Roxy Harris and Ben Rampton introduce students to the current debates surrounding issues of language and diversity, colonialism and migration, identity and appropriation. Invaluable editorial material guides the student through different sections of the book, which look at how language is used in different ethnic groups and how such uses are discussed and reported. Using linguistic and cultural analysis, theReaderexplores changing ideas of ethnicity and race around the world, and the ways in which these ideas shape human communication.
Title:The Language, Ethnicity and Race ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.6 × 6.8 × 0.9 inPublished:October 17, 2003Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415276020

ISBN - 13:9780415276023

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Table of Contents

General IntroductionPart 1: Colonialism, Imperialism and Global Process  1. (1922) The Origin of SpeechOtto Jespersen 2.(1921) Language, Race and CultureEdward Sapir 3. (2001) Language and RaceBill Ashcroft 4. (1989): LanguageMervyn Alleyne  5. (1986) The Language of African LiteratureNgugi wa Thiong'o  6.(1997) The World Bank, the Language Question and the Future of African Education  Alamin Mazrui 7. (1990) Language Varieties and Standard LanguageRandolph Quirk 8. (1990) Displacing the Native Speaker: Expertise, Affiliation and InheritanceBen Rampton  Part 2: Nation-states and Minorities  9. (1972) The Impact of Nationalism on Language PlanningJoshua Fishman 10. (1995) Banal NationalismMichael Billig  11. (1988) The Language IssueRay Honeyford 12. (1997) Suite for Ebony and PhonicsJohn Rickford 13. (1998) Singapore's 'Speak Mandarin' Campaign: Language Ideological Debates and the Imagining of a NationWendy Bockhorst-Heng 14. (1992) Language, Youth and the Destabilisation of EthnicityRoger Hewitt  15. (1995) Junk Spanish, Covert Racism, and the (leaky) Boundary between Public and Private SpheresJane Hill 16. (1995) Outlaw Language: Creating Alternative Public Spheres in Basque free radioJacqueline Urla17. (1999) Alternative Ideologies of la francophonieMonica Heller  Part 3: Language, Discourse and Ethnic Style 18. (c. 1936) An American Indian Model of the UniverseBenjamin Lee Whorf 19. (1972) Participant Structures and Communicative Competence: Warm Springs Children in Community and ClassroomSusan U. Philips  20. (1979) Cross-Cultural CommunicationJohn Gumperz 21. (1979) Social Contexts for Ethnic Borders and School FailureRay McDermott andKenneth Gospodinoff 22. (1972) Bilingual CodeswitchingJohn Gumperz & Eduardo Hern'ez-Chavez 23. (2003) Abstract Inquiry and the Patrolling of Black/White Borders through Linguistic StylisationJohn T. Clark 24. (1999) Yorkville Crossing: White Teens, Hip Hop and African American EnglishCecilia Cutler 25. (1995) X Amount of Sat Siri Akal!: Apache Indian, Reggae Music and Intermezzo CultureLes Back.  Index

Editorial Reviews

"An excellent overview of an important and complex interdisciplinary area, provided through a varied set of texts which are engaging and challenging, but still accessible."-Mark Sebba, Lancaster University, UK "This text is to be recommended for students, teachers and interested lay readers interested in the (changing) ways in which language has been used to articulate matters of race and ethnicity.."-Peter Sercombe, Northumbria University