Prejudice based on grammar, diction, or dialect

Gerald Cohen gcohen at UMR.EDU
Sat Nov 6 18:03:01 UTC 1999

   I could not help noticing the following ADS-L  exchange.

>Someone writes:
><<I am trying to do research on linguistic barriers to social and economic
>advancement .  Do you know of any resources available? If so, what would I
>need to do to gain access to them?  Thanks very much for any help I can
>obtain from you.  Sincerely, Laura Chamberlain.  1Osne1 at>>
>My answer: yes, I do know a resource. It is called "the library."

-------Surely we at ADS-L  can  provide a more helpful reply.
Specifically,  what books or articles provide an  overall treatment of
linguistic barriers to social and econominc advancement?

---Gerald Cohen

gcohen at

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