Socioeconomic status and gender influences on children's

Washington, Julie A.; Craig, Holly K.
June 1998
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun1998, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p618
Academic Journal
Presents a study which compared the dialect use by African American children differing in socioeconomic status (SES) and gender. Methodology of the study; Results of the investigation; Sociolinguistic implications of the findings.


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