Authority in Language: Investigating Standard English


This influential and widely used book has been extensively revised and includes a new chapter on linguistic discrimination on the basis of class, race and ethnicity. Other updated and expanded topics include:* The UK National Curriculum and arguments about linguistic correctness* new varieties of English (including African American English)* attitudes to language.These revisions ensure Authority in Language remains topical and up-to-date.

Additional information

Publisher: Place of publication:
  • London
Publication year:
  • 1999
  • 3rd


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