Publication details [#26418]
Spears, A.K. 1999. Race and ideology. Language, symbolism, and popular culture. (African American Life Series). Detroit: Wayne State University Press. 242 pp.
Book – monograph
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.