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Struggle and the Tools Oral and Literate Strategies in an Inner City Community

ISBN-10: 0791439828

ISBN-13: 9780791439821

Edition: N/A

Authors: Ellen Cushman

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Book details

List price: $29.95
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 10/1/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 290
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
Notational Devices
The Struggle and the Tools
Activist Methodology
African Americans and Quayville
The Language of Eviction
Institutional Language in an Inner City
"Racism Always on the Front of My Mind"
"An Everyday Fight for Us to Get Simple Respect"
The Transfer of Language in Gatekeeping Interactions
Evaluating the Tools
"Your Honor, I Just Can't Control Him Anymore"
Language and Power in the Everyday
Notes
Works Cited
Index