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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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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 06, 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
October 03, 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 ...

Entangled Discourses South-North Orders of Visibility

Entangled Discourses: South-North Orders of Visibility

1st Edition

Edited By Caroline Kerfoot, Kenneth Hyltenstam
September 26, 2019

This book uniquely explores the shifting structures of power and unexpected points of intersection – entanglements – at the nexus of North and South as a lens through which to examine the impact of global and local circuits of people, practices and ideas on linguistic, cultural and knowledge ...

Critical Perspectives on Linguistic Fixity and Fluidity Languagised Lives

Critical Perspectives on Linguistic Fixity and Fluidity: Languagised Lives

1st Edition

Edited By Jürgen Jaspers, Lian Malai Madsen
December 13, 2018

This volume offers a critical perspective on current views on linguistic fixity and fluidity in sociolinguistics and highlights empirical accounts alternative to prevailing trends in the field. Featuring accounts from a broad range of regional contexts, the collection takes stock of such terms as "...

Agency in Language Policy and Planning: Critical Inquiries

Agency in Language Policy and Planning:: Critical Inquiries

1st Edition

Edited By Jeremie Bouchard, Gregory Paul Glasgow
December 11, 2018

This collection brings together theory and ethnographic research from a range of national contexts to offer unique insights into the nature of agency in language policy and planning. Situated within a broader sociological framework, the book explores agentive processes at work in case studies from ...

Researching Agency in Language Policy and Planning

Researching Agency in Language Policy and Planning

1st Edition

Edited By Gregory Paul Glasgow, Jeremie Bouchard
December 11, 2018

This concise collection features seven studies on agency in language policy and planning across five different national contexts. Building on themes explored in Agency in Language Policy and Planning, this volume highlights the complex relationship between agency and broader ideological discourses,...

Bilingual Parent Participation in a Divided School Community

Bilingual Parent Participation in a Divided School Community

1st Edition

By Julia Menard-Warwick
December 04, 2018

This volume theorizes parent participation in a bilingual school community in California, unpacking broader issues around language ideologies, language and power, and parent collaboration in diverse educational contexts. Highlighting data from a two-year ethnographic study of the school community, ...

Language and Culture on the Margins Global/Local Interactions

Language and Culture on the Margins: Global/Local Interactions

1st Edition

Edited By Sjaak Kroon, Jos Swanenberg
October 02, 2018

This collection of thirteen essays examines sociolinguistic phenomena in a wide variety of marginal environments, providing both an overview of globalizaiton on the margins and a foundation for an expanded understanding of the processes of linguistic and cultural changes at work in these settings. ...

Global Portuguese Linguistic Ideologies in Late Modernity

Global Portuguese: Linguistic Ideologies in Late Modernity

1st Edition

Edited By Luiz Paulo Moita-Lopes
February 12, 2018

This book aims at deconstructing and problematizing linguistic ideologies related to Portuguese in late modernity and questioning the theoretical presuppositions which have led us to call Portuguese ‘a language.’ Such an endeavor is crucial when we know that Portuguese is a language which is ...

Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context: A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

1st Edition

By Marky Jean-Pierre
February 12, 2018

This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language ...

Multilingualism in the Chinese Diaspora Worldwide Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities

Multilingualism in the Chinese Diaspora Worldwide: Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities

1st Edition

Edited By Li Wei
December 10, 2018

In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative ...

Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities

Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual: Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities

1st Edition

By Holly Cashman
November 20, 2017

Shortlisted for the 2018 BAAL Book Prize This book is a sociolinguistic ethnography of LGBT Mexicans/Latinxs in Phoenix, Arizona, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. Southwest. The main focus of the book is to examine participants’ conceptions of their ethnic and sexual identities and how ...

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