ERIC Number: ED318012
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Not Only English: Affirming America's Multilingual Heritage.
Daniels, Harvey A., Ed.
Intended to help teachers of English, language arts, and other subjects interpret "English Only" language issues for students, parents, and school communities, this book addresses various aspects of the controversy. Articles, listed with their authors, are as follows: (1) "The Roots of Language Protectionism" (Harvey A. Daniels); (2) "The Legal Status of English in Illinois: Case Study of a Multilingual State" (Dennis Baron): (3) "Metaphors and Motives of Language-Restriction Movements" (Elizabeth Frick); (4) "The Federal English Language Amendment: Prospects and Perils" (Elliot L. Judd); (5) "In the Aftermath of the ELA: Stripping Language Minorities of Their Rights" (Roseann Duenas Gonzalez); (6) "Official English and the English Profession" (James C. Stalker); (7) "Paranoia in Language Politics" (Vivian I. Davis); (8) "'Solamente Ingles' and Hispanics" (Victor Villanueva, Jr.); (9) "Anglo-Conformity: Folk Remedy for Lost Hegemony" (James Sledd); (10) "Disillusionment with Official English and the Search for Alternatives" (Mary Carol Combs and Lynn M. Lynch); (11) "The 'Mis-education of the Negro'--and You Too" (Geneva Smitherman); and (12) "What One Teacher Can Do" (Harvey A. Daniels). (KEH)
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, English, Language Maintenance, Language of Instruction, Language Role, Multilingualism, Official Languages, Sociolinguistics
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 33630-0015; $6.95 member, $8.95 nonmember).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.