Routledge Studies in Language and Identity (RSLI) series aims to examine the intricate relation between language and identity from different perspectives. The series straddles fields such as sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, applied linguistics, historical linguistics and linguistic anthropology. It aims to study identity and language by utilizing novel methods of analysis as well as ground breaking theoretical approaches.
The books in this series proceed from the standpoint that language constitutes the weft and warp of social processes and practices, and that it cannot be studied in isolation from social phenomena. They shed light on the role of language in identity construction, in relation to a broad variety of themes and issues, including language variation and change, code-switching, bilingualism, translanguaging, language in the diaspora, minority languages, pidgins and creoles, language and globalization, language and the media, language in political discourse, language and gender, language and education, language policies and ideologies, and language and literature.
The series focuses on the contemporary world, but historical issues that pertain to identity construction are also covered. Within this general framework, the series offers academic case studies that not only address scholars in the field of linguistics, but are also of interest to researchers in political science, anthropology, sociology, media and history.
Rizwan Ahmad Associate Professor of Sociolinguistics, Qatar University
Amira Agameya Visiting Professor and Chair of the Department of Applied Linguistics, the American University in Cairo
Jannis Androutsopoulos Professor of German and Media Linguistics, University of Hamburg
Ana De Fina Professor, Italian Language & Linguistics, Georgetown University
Ana Deumert Associate Professor, University of Cape Town
John Edwards Senior Research Professor, St Francis Xavier University, Adjunct Professor (Graduate Studies), Dalhousie University
Ahmed Ech-Charfi Professor, Faculty of Education, Mohammed V University of Rabat
Mohssen Esseesy Associate Professor of Arabic Linguistics, George Washington University
Alexandra Georgakopoulou Professor of Discourse Analysis & Sociolinguistics, King’s College London
Barbara Johnstone Professor of English and Linguistics, Carnegie Mellon University
Amal Marogy Affiliated Researcher in Neo-Aramaic Studies, University of Cambridge
Tommaso Milani Associate Professor of Linguistics, University of the Witwatersrand
Catherine Miller Director of Research, CNRS
Heikki Palva Professor Emeritus, University of Helsinki
Gillian Ramchand Professor, Institute for Language and Culture, University of Tromsø
Cristina Sanz Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Georgetown University
Kassim Shaaban Professor of English and Linguistics, American University in Beirut
Munther A Younes Senior Lecturer, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Cornell University
Keith Walters Professor of Applied Linguistics, Portland State University
Ruth Wodak Emerita Distinguished Professor, Lancaster University
Languages, Identities and Intercultural Communication in South Africa and Beyond
Translation as a Set of Frames
By Russell H Kaschula
August 24, 2021
African countries and South Africa in particular, being multilingual and multicultural societies, make for exciting sociolinguistic and applied language analysis in order to tease out the complex relationship between language and identity. This book applies sociolinguistic theory, as well as ...
Edited By Ali Almanna, Chonglong Gu
July 15, 2021
Envisioned as a much needed celebration of the massive strides made in translation and interpreting studies, this eclectic volume takes stock of the latest cutting-edge research that exemplifies how translation and interpreting might interact with such topics as power, ideological discourse, ...
Edited By Irene Theodoropoulou, Johanna Tovar
November 17, 2020
Research Companion to Language and Country Branding brings together entirely new interdisciplinary research conducted by scholars working on various sociolinguistic, semiotic, anthropological and discursive analytical aspects of country branding all over the world. Branding is a process of ...
By Amelia Abercrombie
July 17, 2020
Mixing and Unmixing Languages uses the politics and practices of language to understand social hierarchies and social change in a post-conflict and post-socialist context. The book focuses on Roma in Prizren, Kosovo, where the author conducted long-term ethnographic fieldwork, using language ...
By Francesco L. Sinatora
September 10, 2019
Language, Identity, and Syrian Political Activism on Social Media is an empirical contemporary Arabic sociolinguistic investigation informed by theories and notions developed in the fields of Arabic linguistics, sociolinguistics, discourse analysis and linguistic anthropology. Building on the ...
Edited By Said Faiq
June 24, 2019
A rare contribution to global translation as a ‘cross-cultural-open-concept’, Arabic Translation Across Discourses provides explorations of Arabic translation as an instance of transcultural and translingual encounters (transculguaging). This book examines the application and interrogation of ...
Edited By Reem Bassiouney
October 27, 2017
Identity and Dialect Performance discusses the relationship between identity and dialects. It starts from the assumption that the use of dialect is not just a product of social and demographic factors, but can also be an intentional performance of identity. Dialect performance is related to ...
By Muhammad Amara
September 18, 2017
In Arabic in Israel, Muhammad Amara analyses the status of Arabic following the creation of the State of Israel and documents its impact on the individual and collective identity of Israel’s Palestinian Arab citizens. The interplay of language and identity in conflict situations is also examined. ...