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Ethnography, Linguistics, Narrative Inequality : Toward An Understanding Of voice - Dell Hymes

Ethnography, Linguistics, Narrative Inequality

Toward An Understanding Of voice

Hardcover Published: 31st May 1996
ISBN: 9780748403479
Number Of Pages: 276

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This collection of work addresses the contribution that ethnography and linguistics make to education, and the contribution that research in education makes to anthropology and linguistics.; The first section of the book pinpoints characteristics of anthropology that most make a difference to research in education. The second section describes the perspective that is needed if the study of language is to contribute adequately to problems of education and inequality. Finally, the third section takes up discoveries about narrative, which show that young people's narratives may have a depth of form and skill that has gone largely unrecognized.

Ethnography: what is ethnography?
Education ethnology
Linguistics: speech and language - on the origins and Foundations of inequality among speakers
Report from an underdeveloped country - toward linguistic competence in the United States
Narrative and inequality: narrative thinking and story-telling rights - a folklorist'sclue to a critique of education
Narrative form as a "grammar" of experience
Oral patterns as a resource in children's writing - an ethnopoetic note
Ethnopoetics and socioloinguistics - three stories by African-American children
Bernstein and poetics
Inequality in language - taking for granted
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ISBN: 9780748403479
ISBN-10: 0748403477
Series: Critical Perspectives on Literacy and Education
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 276
Published: 31st May 1996
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 3.18  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1

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