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Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism


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Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism is devoted to the publishing of original research, of global scope and relevance, which incorporates critical and post-structuralist perspectives. The series also seeks to reflect different strands of empirical work which are interpretive, ethnographic and multimodal in nature and which embrace new epistemologies and new research methods.

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Southernizing Sociolinguistics Colonialism, Racism, and Patriarchy in Language in the Global South

Southernizing Sociolinguistics: Colonialism, Racism, and Patriarchy in Language in the Global South

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Bassey E. Antia, Sinfree Makoni
November 04, 2022

This innovative collection offers a pan-Southern rejoinder to hegemonies of Northern Sociolinguistics. It showcases voices from the Global South that substitute alternative and complementary narrations of the link between language and society for canonical renditions of the field. Drawing on ...

Language Education in Multilingual Colombia Critical Perspectives and Voices from the Field

Language Education in Multilingual Colombia: Critical Perspectives and Voices from the Field

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Norbella Miranda, Anne-Marie de Mejía, Silvia Valencia Giraldo
August 04, 2022

This collection brings together cutting-edge research and theoretical discussions on the linguistic, cultural, and political forces that shape multilingual Colombia, highlighting the country’s unique sociolinguistic landscape and offering new insights into multilingualism in the Global South.  The ...

Language, Global Mobilities, Blue-Collar Workers and Blue-collar Workplaces

Language, Global Mobilities, Blue-Collar Workers and Blue-collar Workplaces

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Kellie Gonçalves, Helen Kelly-Holmes
May 30, 2022

This collection brings together global perspectives which critically examine the ways in which language as a resource is used and managed in myriad ways in various blue-collar workplace settings in today’s globalized economy. In focusing on blue-collar work environments, the book sheds further ...

Decolonizing Language Learning, Decolonizing Research A Critical Ethnography Study in a Mexican University

Decolonizing Language Learning, Decolonizing Research: A Critical Ethnography Study in a Mexican University

1st Edition

By Colette Despagne
May 06, 2022

This volume explores the socio-political dynamics, historical forces, and unequal power relationships which mediate language ideologies in Mexican higher education settings, shedding light on the processes by which minority students learn new languages in postcolonial contexts. Drawing on data from...

Community, Solidarity and Multilingualism in a Transnational Social Movement A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography of Emmaus

Community, Solidarity and Multilingualism in a Transnational Social Movement: A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography of Emmaus

1st Edition

By Maria Rosa Garrido Sardà
April 29, 2022

Community, solidarity and multilingualism in a transnational social movement presents a critical sociolinguistic ethnography of the Emmaus movement that analyses linguistic and discursive practices in two local communities in order to provide insight into solidarity discourses and transnational ...

Spaces of Multilingualism

Spaces of Multilingualism

1st Edition

Edited By Robert Blackwood, Unn Røyneland
October 26, 2021

This innovative collection explores critical issues in understanding multilingualism as a defining dimension of identity creation and negotiation in contemporary social life. Reinforcing interdisciplinary conversations on these themes, each chapter is co-authored by two different researchers, ...

Multilingualism across the Lifespan

Multilingualism across the Lifespan

1st Edition

Edited By Unn Røyneland, Robert Blackwood
October 18, 2021

This innovative collection examines key questions on language diversity and multilingualism running through contemporary debates in psycholinguistics and sociolinguistics. Reinforcing interdisciplinary conversations on these themes, each chapter is co-authored by two different researchers, often ...

A Sociolinguistics of the South

A Sociolinguistics of the South

1st Edition

Edited By Kathleen Heugh, Christopher Stroud, Kerry Taylor-Leech, Peter I. De Costa
July 02, 2021

This book brings to life initiatives among scholars of the south and north to understand better the intelligences and pluralities of multilingualisms in southern communities and spaces of decoloniality. Chapters follow a longue durée perspective of human co-existence with communal presents, pasts,...

Multilingual Brazil Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World

Multilingual Brazil: Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World

1st Edition

Edited By Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher
March 31, 2021

This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on multilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into five sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new ...

Sign Languages and Linguistic Citizenship A Critical Ethnographic Study of the Yangon Deaf Community

Sign Languages and Linguistic Citizenship: A Critical Ethnographic Study of the Yangon Deaf Community

1st Edition

By Ellen Foote
December 31, 2020

This critical ethnographic account of the Yangon deaf community in Myanmar offers unique insights into the dynamics of a vibrant linguistic and cultural minority community in the region and also sheds further light on broader questions around language policy. The book examines language policies on...

New Speakers of Irish in the Global Context New Revival?

New Speakers of Irish in the Global Context: New Revival?

1st Edition

By Bernadette O'Rourke, John Walsh
March 05, 2020

This volume is the first full-length publication to systematically unpack and analyze the linguistic practices and ideologies of "new speakers" specifically in an Irish language context. The book introduces the theoretical foundations of the new speaker framework as it manifests itself in the Irish...

The Aesthetics and Politics of Linguistic Borders Multilingualism in Northern European Literature

The Aesthetics and Politics of Linguistic Borders: Multilingualism in Northern European Literature

1st Edition

Edited By Heidi Grönstrand, Markus Huss, Ralf Kauranen
September 30, 2019

This collection showcases a multivalent approach to the study of literary multilingualism, embodied in contemporary Nordic literature. While previous approaches to literary multilingualism have tended to take a textual or authorship focus, this book advocates for a theoretical perspective which ...

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