ERIC Number: EJ602729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Codeswitching and Ebonics in Urban Adult Basic Education Classrooms.
Flowers, Doris A.
Education and Urban Society, v32 n2 p221-36 Feb 2000
Examined codeswitching to negotiate power or solidarity in adults' conversational exchanges and discusses ebonics as used by African Americans in urban adult basic education programs. Findings from 12 interviews and 20 videotapes show how adult learners use language to inform and interpret themselves in the world. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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