• Verbal Deficit: A Critique book cover

    Verbal Deficit

    A Critique, 1st Edition

    By J. C. B. Gordon

    Originally published in 1981. Verbal deficit theories try to account for differential educational attainments in linguistic terms, suggesting that children reach varying levels of success in school as a result of their ability or inability to express themselves, and relate this to social class.…

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  • Language and Situation: Language Varieties and their Social Contexts book cover

    Language and Situation

    Language Varieties and their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gregory, Susanne Carroll

    Originally published in 1978. This book provides and explains a framework for understanding and describing variations of style of language in relation to the social context in which it is used. Constant features of language users, such as their temporal, geographical. and social origins, their…

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  • Language in Indenture: A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa book cover

    Language in Indenture

    A Sociolinguistic History of Bhojpuri-Hindi in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Rajend Mesthrie

    Originally published in 1991. The transplantation of thousands of Indian workers to South Africa under indenture between 1860 and 1911 was a political act with far-reaching consequences for their linguistic traditions. In this book, the history of one of these Indic languages, Bhojpuri, and its…

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  • Sociolinguistics: A Sociological Critique book cover

    Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

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  • Racism in Children's Lives: A Study of Mainly-white Primary Schools book cover

    Racism in Children's Lives

    A Study of Mainly-white Primary Schools, 1st Edition

    By Barry Troyna, Richard Hatcher

    Originally published in 1992. Both teachers and the general public have traditionally been unwilling to acknowledge that concepts of ‘race’ might play a part in the lives of primary school children. For this book the authors spent a term in each of three mainly white primary schools. They talked to…

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    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

  • Race, Equality and Schools book cover

    Race, Equality and Schools

    1st Edition

    By Richard Willey

    Originally published in 1984. How to respond to ethnic diversity is a question of major importance for teachers. The multi-ethnic school is only one aspect of a multi-ethnic society, and the problems and complexities teachers face have far-reaching implications. Attention has turned from fitting…

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  • Race Relations in the Primary School book cover

    Race Relations in the Primary School

    1st Edition

    By Cecile Wright

    Originally published in 1992. This book presents research carried out by the author in four inner-city primary schools. It documents the experiences of black and Asian children, particularly in interaction with their white peers, and with their teachers, from both observation and interviews with…

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  • The Bet: Truth in Science, Literature and Everyday Knowledges book cover

    The Bet

    Truth in Science, Literature and Everyday Knowledges, 1st Edition

    By Garry Potter

    First published in 1999, this epistemological volume takes Searle’s ‘simple theory’ and ‘common sense’ realism and builds it from the ground up, applying it to some of the most contentious issues in the philosophy of science. Garry Potter shall also attempt to extent his notions of science and…

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  • Entrepreneurship and SME Research: On its Way to the Next Millennium book cover

    Entrepreneurship and SME Research

    On its Way to the Next Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Rik Donckels, Asko Miettinen

    First published in 1997, the authors of the present volume provide brand new insights and empirical findings in the field of entrepreneurship and small business research. The writers have highlighted three different key themes: entrepreneurship; start-ups and growth and internationalisation. The…

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  • The Cultural One or the Racial Many: Religion, Culture and the Interethnic Experience book cover

    The Cultural One or the Racial Many

    Religion, Culture and the Interethnic Experience, 1st Edition

    By Evandro Camara

    First published in 1997, this study aims, first, to enlarge upon the understanding of race and ethnicity through a culturalist-comparative frame of analysis, instead of the standard quantitative and political-economy approaches. Secondly, to analyse in systematic form the religious constitution of…

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  • Virginia Woolf book cover

    Virginia Woolf

    1st Edition

    By Dorothy Brewster

    Originally published in 1962, Virginia Woolf, provides a commentary on the literary work of Virginia Woolf – examining not only her the novels, but also the considerable body of criticism surrounding her work. Along with the essential biographical details of Woolf, the books recreates the…

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  • Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction book cover

    Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction

    1st Edition

    By Stella Mcnichol

    Originally published in 1990, Virginia Woolf and the Poetry of Fiction, provides a stylistic study of the fiction of Virginia Woolf. The book examines what is generally described as a ‘traditional novel’, examining such works as Jacob’s Room, and the way in which meaning is nonetheless conveyed…

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