Description - African American English by Salikoko S. Mufwene
This summary provides a comprehensive description of African American English (AAE). It also presents new research, so that AAE is examined not only in terms of what distinguishes it from other varieties of English. In 12 chapters this book covers the phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics of AAE. In addition, it provides in-depth information on the genesis, acquisition and sociolinguistics of AAE. Besides presenting readers with the most up-to-date research on AAE, this book also alerts its users to unanswered research questions and new research avenues. Researchers and students alike should find this book's bibliography particularly useful.
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Author Biography - Salikoko S. Mufwene
Salikoko Mufwene is Professor and Chair at the Department of Linguistics at the University of Chicago. John R. Rickford is Professor of Linguistics and John Baugh is Professor of Education and Linguistics, both are at Stanford University. Guy Bailey is Dean of Liberal Arts at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.