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The skin that we speak

thoughts on language and culture in the classroom

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Published by New Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Native language and education,
  • English language -- Study and teaching,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Social aspects,
  • Multicultural education,
  • Language policy

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCenter for Educational Pluralism Collection.
    Statementedited by Lisa Delpit and Joanne Kilgour Dowdy.
    ContributionsDelpit, Lisa D., Dowdy, Joanne Kilgour.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLC201.5 .S55 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 229 p. ;
    Number of Pages229
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15511653M
    ISBN 101565845447
    LC Control Number2001044113
    OCLC/WorldCa47271553

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