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Language in Education [microform] : Ethnolinguistic Essays. Language and Ethnography Series / Dell Hymes
Bib ID 5394818
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Hymes, Dell
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1980 
175 p. 
ISBN 9780872811348
0872811344
Summary

Eight essays in ethnolinguistics were compiled for this monograph. "Functions of Speech: An Evolutionary Approach" represents an introduction to the application of linguistic knowledge to the historical and sociological study of peoples. "Speech and Language: On the Origins and Foundations of Inequality among Speakers" expands on the theme of diversity, inequality, and evolution, with discussions of writing and of the views of Bernstein and Jurgen Habermas. "Qualitative/Quantitative Research Methodologies in Education: A Linguistic Perspective" addresses the development of linguistics. The three middle chapters, "What Is Ethnography?""Ethnographic Monitoring," and "Educational Ethnology," are concerned in complementary ways with what counts as legitimate knowledge and who is counted as entitled to know. The status of narrative as a form of knowledge is addressed in "Narrative Thinking and Story-Telling Rights: A Folklorist's Clue to a Critique of Education" (with Courtney Cazden). The final chapter, "Language in Education: Forward to Fundamentals" weaves together many of the themes of the book, expressing a concern that an ethnographic or ethnolinguistic perspective not be trivialized and vulgarized. (JB)

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Availability: Center for Applied Linguistics, 3520 Prospect Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007 ($10.50).

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Anthropological Linguistics.  |  Applied Linguistics.  |  Epistemology.  |  Ethnography.  |  Ethnology.  |  Narration.  |  Research Methodology.  |  Sociolinguistics.  |  Story Telling.
Form/genre Opinion Papers.
Other authors/contributors Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC
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