Ethnography, Linguistics, Narrative Inequality

Ethnography, Linguistics, Narrative Inequality

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This collection of work addresses the contribution that ethnography and linguistics make to education, and the contribution that research in education makes to anthropology and linguistics.; The first section of the book pinpoints characteristics of anthropology that most make a difference to research in education. The second section describes the perspective that is needed if the study of language is to contribute adequately to problems of education and inequality. Finally, the third section takes up discoveries about narrative, which show that young people's narratives may have a depth of form and skill that has gone largely unrecognized.I sincerely hope thai all friends of Indian education will unite in the good work of teaching the English language only, and discourage ... At least one grandmother at Warm Springs let grandchildren think she knew no English so that they would have to use the Indian language to ... nation as a whole, and an earlier work of value is Laird (1970), complemented by essays in a tribute to him (Boardman, 1987).


Title:Ethnography, Linguistics, Narrative Inequality
Author:Dell Hymes
Publisher:Taylor & Francis - 2003-09-02
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