English with an Accent: Language, Ideology, and Discrimination in the United States
In this bestselling textbook, Rosina Lippi-Green scrutinizes American attitudes towards language. Using examples drawn from a variety of contexts: the classroom, the court, the media and corporate culture, she exposes the way in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social structures and unequal power relations. English with an Accent:
This fascinating and highly readable book forces us to acknowledge the ways in which language is used to discriminate.
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