QUT ePrints

Attitudes of primary school Australian Aboriginal children to their linguistic codes

Purdie, Nola M., Oliver, Rhonda, Collard, Glenys, & Rochecouste, Judith (2002) Attitudes of primary school Australian Aboriginal children to their linguistic codes. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 21(3), pp. 410-421.

View at publisher

Abstract

This study examined the attitudes of 114 Nyungar Aboriginal school children toward Aboriginal English (AE) and Standard Australian English (SAE), and the attitudes they attributed to their teachers and peers. Students were generally positive about using AE at home and in the playground but negative about using SAE in those contexts. Students did not feel positive about using either AE or SAE in the classroom. Ethnolinguistic Identity Theory is used to explain the significant differences found in attitudes to the two linguistic codes of students, as well as the attitudes students perceived their teachers and peers to have.

Impact and interest:

6 citations in Scopus
Search Google Scholar™
3 citations in Web of Science®

Citation countsare sourced monthly from Scopus and Web of Science® citation databases.

These databases contain citations from different subsets of available publications and different time periods and thus the citation count from each is usually different. Some works are not in either database and no count is displayed. Scopus includes citations from articles published in 1996 onwards, and Web of Science® generally from 1980 onwards.

Citations counts from the Google Scholar™ indexing service can be viewed at the linked Google Scholar™ search.

ID Code: 19400
Item Type: Journal Article
Additional URLs:
DOI: 10.1177/026192702237957
ISSN: 0261-927X
Divisions: Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Deposited On: 02 Apr 2009 10:58
Last Modified: 11 Aug 2011 03:07

Export: EndNote | Dublin Core | BibTeX

Repository Staff Only: item control page