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1st Edition

Social Class Language and Education

ISBN 9781138982161
Published May 6, 2016 by Routledge
192 Pages

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Book Description

Titles in the Class, Race and Social Structure set of the International Library of Sociology consider every problem of socio-political importance that affected society in the years following the Second World War.

Table of Contents

I Social Class and Educational Opportunity: the demographic evidence II Motivation, Sub-culture and Educability III Empirical Evidence on the Relation between Language and Social Background IV Language and Thought V A Critique of Bernstein’s Work on Language and Social Class VI An Experimental Study of the Speech and Writing of some Middle- and Working-class Boys VII Some Proposed Intervention Programmes in the U.S.A. and Great Britain VIII Conclusion

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Denis Lawton