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African american english speakers and their participation in local sound changes: a comparative study introduction. The numerous controversies surrounding African American Vernacular English can be illuminated by data from phonological and phonetic variables. However, what is known about different variables varies greatly, with consonantal variables receiving the most scholarly attention, followed by vowel quality, prosody, and finally voice quality. Variables within each domain are discussed here and what has been learned about their realizations in African American speech is compiled.

In Malcah Yeager-Dror & Erik R. Thomas (ed., African American English speakers and their participation in local sound changes: A comparative study, 161-190. Publication of the American Dialect Society, 94. Durham: Duke University Press. The low-back merger in the Steel City: African American English in Pittsburgh. American Speech 83(3). Fasold, Ralph W. & Wolfram, Walt.

Yaeger-Dror, Malcah, and Erik R. Thomas, eds. 2010. African American English Speakers and Their Participation in Local Sound Changes: A Comparative Study. Publication of the American Dialect Society 94. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 225 + viii pp. Thomas, Erik R. 2019. Innovations in Sociophonetics. In William F. Katz and Peter F. Assmann, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Phonetics. London/New York: Routledge.

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This volume examines variation in vowel configurations in African American English as spoken by members of seven U.S. communities, including Roanoke Island, North Carolina; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and several parishes in rural Louisiana. The contributors argue that African American English exhibits considerable diversity, disproving the commonly held view that it is a uniform national dialect. Although some features of African American English are universal, others vary by region. In each community, African Americans adopted variants from local vernaculars. The study finds the most assimilation in the oldest communities in the rural South, where multiple races have lived together for centuries.