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Unformatted text preview: 1968. Housing discrimina'on PSA John Baugh l༆  l༆  Major scholar in the sociolinguis'cs of housing discrimina'on. Started this research as a result of his personal experiences at Stanford. John Baugh l༆  l༆  l༆  In 1988, Baugh got a job at Stanford, and tried to find housing for his family in Palo Alto. Baugh sounds like he could be White over the phone. He experienced four instances where he would call to get an appointment to look at an apartment, and then be turned away when he showed up. John Baugh l༆  l༆  Baugh came to realize that he was escaping the linguis'c profiling that many African Americans experience when calling about housing. Linguis'c profiling is different from regular racial profiling, because there is plausible...
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