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Spears, A.K. 1999. Race and ideology. Language, symbolism, and popular culture. (African American Life Series). Detroit: Wayne State University Press. 242 pp.
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This volume on social discourse and racist structures challenges the traditional claim of linguistic equality by demonstrating sociolinguistic inequality. The chapters are broadly organized into two parts: linguistic, symbolic and institutional manifestations of race and racism; and language and symbolism in popular culture which exemplify US racial situations.

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