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Routledge Library Reference Autumn/Winter Collection

The Routledge Library Reference Autumn/Winter Collection is perfect for students and academic researchers. The collection covers a range of sub-disciplines which comprise of the following:

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Linguistics

  • Language Isolates

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stefan Georg

    This new four-volume collection from Routledge brings together the major works of scholarship concerned with the ‘language isolates’ of the world. ‘Isolated’ languages are languages without any known relatives, languages which are not demonstrably part of any ‘language family’, with Etruscan,…

    Hardback – 2015-04-20
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Language Testing and Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    Most scholars consider the birth of modern language testing as a field of study to be the year 1961 with the publication of Robert Lado’s book Language Testing and John Carroll’s chapter ‘Fundamental Considerations in Language Testing’. In the decades since it has grown in scope into a deeper and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Systemic Functional Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by J. R. Martin, Y. J. Doran

    Systemic Functional Linguistics is a functional model of language inspired by the work of Saussure, Hjelmslev, Whorf, and Firth. SFL was developed by Michael Halliday and his colleagues in the 1960s and has grown into a widely studied and research field, with growing interest in China, Latin…

    Hardback – 2015-03-27
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • English for Academic Purposes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Basturkmen

    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) focuses on the types of English learners encounter and use in academic or study situations, usually in higher education contexts, and on the teaching and learning of academic English. It also focuses on the types of English and forms of communication used by…

    Hardback – 2015-02-16
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Roman Jakobson

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Thomas

    Although Roman Jakobson (1886–1982) styled himself a ‘Russian philologist’, that epithet covers only a fraction of his disciplinary breadth and international impact. In a long and prolific career, he wrote about theoretical and applied linguistics, phonology, prosody, poetics, semiotics,…

    Hardback – 2014-03-24
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Linguists

  • Historical Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian D. Joseph, Hope Dawson

    Historical linguistics is concerned with the way languages change over time, looking both at the distant past and at the present day, and taking as its point of departure the truism that the only constant in language is that it is always changing. This new title from Routledge’s Major Works series,…

    Hardback – 2013-12-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Various

    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics brings together as one set, mini-sets, or individual volumes, a series of previously out-of-print classics from a variety of academic imprints. With titles ranging from Applied Linguistics and Language Learning to Experimental…

    Hardback – 2013-11-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • English Phonetics: Twentieth-Century Developments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Beverley S. Collins, Inger Mees, Paul Carley

    Co-published by Routledge and Edition Synapse By the end of the nineteenth century, phonetics was increasingly recognized as a valid scientific discipline. While early experimental and instrumental research in speech science was concentrated in Germany, France, and the USA, in Britain—thanks to the…

    Hardback – 2013-07-31
    Routledge
    Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

  • Language Evolution

    1st Edition

    Edited by W. Tecumseh Fitch, Gesche Westphal Fitch

    This new four-volume collection, part of Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Linguistics series, assembles the most important scholarly writings concerning the biological evolution of language, particularly those incorporating a Darwinian view of evolution. Including excerpts from ancient sources such…

    Hardback – 2012-02-14
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Educational Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nancy H. Hornberger

    What educational approaches best serve language-minority children? What policies, programmes, and circumstances encourage or contribute to minority-language maintenance? How do we make sense of the ecology of language development and socialization in non-traditional settings? And what is the…

    Hardback – 2011-12-21
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Endangered Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter K. Austin, Stuart McGill

    At least half of the seven thousand or so languages spoken today are in danger of disappearing during the 21st century. Although languages have always come and gone, the current rate of language extinction is unprecedented, a loss which not only affects individual communities but also diminishes…

    Hardback – 2011-08-09
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Semiotics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peer F. Bundgaard, Frederik Stjernfelt

    Semiotics (the study of sign processes—‘semiosis’—and sign systems) embraces linguistics, philosophy, and literary studies, as well as linking to anthropology, art, psychology, and biology. This new Routledge collection helps to make sense of the subject’s huge interdisciplinary corpus of scholarly…

    Hardback – 2010-10-06
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Clinical Linguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas W. Powell, Martin J Ball

    Clinical Linguistics involves the application of linguistic theories and procedures to the study, characterization, and treatment of communicative disorders. Although linguists have long applied their science to a variety of language problems, Clinical Linguistics did not emerge as an autonomous…

    Hardback – 2009-11-13
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland, Adam Jaworski

    This title is a new collection in the Routledge Critical Concepts in Linguistics series. In six volumes, it provides a critical synthesis of the key ideas, findings, methods, and approaches that make up the interdisciplinary field of sociolinguistics. It includes both classic texts and contemporary…

    Hardback – 2008-12-12
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Contact Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Holm, Susanne Michaelis

    Contact has always been a normal part of the development of languages, from those of ancient empires, those of colonial expansion, and to those of our globalizing planet today. Pidgin and creole studies have merged with the study of other language contact phenomena (adult second-language…

    Hardback – 2008-10-27
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Asian Englishes

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kingsley Bolton, Braj B. Kachru

    In recent decades, the cultural and linguistic legacies of the colonial era have been superseded by the globalization of English through the international mass media, particularly via satellite television and the Internet. In many societies that were previously the colonies of Anglophone powers, ‘…

    Hardback – 2006-11-16
    Routledge
    The History and Development of World Englishes Series

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