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Published: 01 October 2012

224 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199812981

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Articulate While Black

Barack Obama, Language, and Race in the U.S.

H. Samy Alim, Geneva Smitherman, and Foreword by Michael Eric Dyson

  • The first book-length analysis of Barack Obama's rhetoric in relation to race
  • Uses a sociolinguistic analysis of Barack Obama's language and speeches to both reveal and challenge American ideas about language, race, education, and power
  • A lively and engaging read from two renowned scholars of language, race, and education

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