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Egan-robertson, a, willett, j (1997) thinking and doing ethnography: a bibliographic essay in egan-robertson, a, bloome, d (eds), students as researchers of culture and language in their own communities (pp 1–32) cresskill, nj: hampton press google scholar fairclough, n (1989) language and power. Initially, i resist the idea of the “oppressor's language,” certain that this construct has the potential to disempower those of us who are just learning to speak, who are just learning to claim when i first began to incorporate black vernacular in critical essays, editors would send the work back to me in standard english.
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