...a sobering account of the manifestation of language prejudice and discrimination in American society.Teaching Tolerance
...exciting new book...The volume is highly readable, and it offers new evidence of the relationship between ideology and language within institutions such as the media, the courts, and the entertainment industry. In addition to being useful to researchers in the fields that deal with language and society, the book is well suited for beginning graduate or upper-division undergraduate classes.Language in Society
Badly needed and of greatest importance.Roger Shuy, Georgetown University
About the Author
Rosina Lippi-Green is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.