ERIC Number: EJ539623
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
The Sociology of Language and Ethnicity.
Transformations, v7 n2 p42-59 Fall 1996
Describes a college sociology course on the relationship of language and ethnicity, whose topics include intergroup communication and miscommunication; representation of ethnicity in cultural texts; and the role of ethnicity in socialization, values, religion, and social institutions. Development of the course, choice of instructional materials, decision to include gender without highlighting it, and design of class activities are discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Cultural Context, Curriculum Development, Ethnicity, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Intercultural Communication, Language Role, Media Selection, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Religion, Sex Differences, Social Values, Socialization, Sociology, Textbook Content
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal avail: The New Jersey Project, Matelson 110, William Patterson College, Wayne, NJ 07470 ($15 annually).