Chapter 8. African American English

  1. Martin J. Ball
  1. Walt Wolfram

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch8

Clinical Sociolinguistics

Clinical Sociolinguistics

How to Cite

Wolfram, W. (2005) African American English, in Clinical Sociolinguistics (ed M. J. Ball), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470754856.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112499

Online ISBN: 9780470754856

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Keywords:

  • vernacular;
  • language data;
  • sociohistorical situation;
  • contemporary;
  • regional dialect

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The origin and early development of AAE

  • The contemporary development of AAE

  • Structural features of AAE

  • Clinical and educational applications