ERIC Number: ED042830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
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Language and Poverty: Perspectives on a Theme. Institute--for Research on Poverty Monograph Series.
Williams, Frederick, Ed.
The collection of papers bearing on language and poverty comprising this book includes: "Some Preliminaries and Prospects" (F. Williams); "Teaching Reading in an Urban Negro School System" (J. Baratz); "A Sociolinguistic Approach to Socialization" (B. Bernstein); "Some Philosophical Influences Underlying Preschool Intervention for Disadvantaged Children" (M. Blank); "The Neglected Situation in Child Language Research and Education" (C. Cazden); "How to Construct Effective Language Programs for the Poverty Child" (S. Engelmann); "Bilingualism and the Spanish-Speaking Child" (V. John and V. Horner); "The Logic of Nonstandard English" (W. Labov); "Language Theories and Educational Practices" (P. Menyuk); "Maternal Language Styles and Cognitive Development of Children" (E. Olim);"Language, Poverty and the North American Indian" (L. Osborn); "Biological and Social Factors in Language Development" (H. Osser); "Towards the Standardized Assessment of the Language of the Disadvantaged Children" (R. Severson and K. Guest); "The Sociolinguist and Urban Language Problems" (R. Shuy); "Toward a History of American Negro Dialect" (W. Steward); "Language, Attitude and Social Change" (F. Williams); and, "Some Viewpoints of the Speech, Hearing, and Language Clinician" (D. Yoder). (JM)
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Black Dialects, Child Language, Cognitive Development, Disadvantaged Youth, Language, Language Acquisition, Language Handicaps, Language Programs, Nonstandard Dialects, Poverty, Reading Instruction, Social Dialects, Socialization, Socioeconomic Status, Sociolinguistics, Spanish Speaking, Urban Language
Markham Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill. ($8.95)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Inst. for Research on Poverty.