Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

A full list of titles reviewed as "Recommended" by CHOICE Magazine, 2012-2019.

Language and Linguistics

The full list of Routledge Language & Linguistics titles reviewed as Recommended by CHOICE Magazine since 2012.

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  • Cataloguing the World's Endangered Languages

    1st Edition

    Edited by Lyle Campbell, Anna Belew

    Cataloguing the World’s Endangered Languages brings together the results of the extensive and influential Catalogue of Endangered Languages (ELCat) project. Based on the findings from the most extensive endangered languages research project, this is the most comprehensive source of accurate…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31
    Routledge

  • A History of Applied Linguistics

    From 1980 to the present, 1st Edition

    By Kees de Bot

    This book provides one perspective on how Applied Linguistics has been defined and how the field of Applied Linguistics has developed over the last 30 years. The author addresses themes like why formal linguistic theories lost so much ground and how the interest in more socially oriented approaches…

    Paperback – 2015-03-19
    Routledge

  • Language, Corpus and Empowerment

    Applications to deaf education, healthcare and online discourses, 1st Edition

    By Luke Collins

    Language, Corpus and Empowerment applies a novel corpus-driven approach to the exploration of the concept of empowerment in healthcare. The book proposes an innovative corpus-based methodology for finding evidence of empowerment in language use, using data from a video intervention delivered to…

    Hardback – 2015-02-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event

    1st Edition

    By Stanton Wortham, Angela Reyes

    Discourse Analysis beyond the Speech Event introduces a new approach to discourse analysis. In this innovative work, Wortham and Reyes argue that discourse analysts should look beyond fixed speech events and consider the development of discourses over time. Drawing on theories and methods from…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23
    Routledge

  • Linguistic Variation

    Confronting Fact and Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rena Torres Cacoullos, Nathalie Dion, André Lapierre

    Linguistic Variation: Confronting Fact and Theory honors Shana Poplack in bringing together contributions from leading scholars in language variation and change. The book demonstrates how variationist methodology can be applied to the study of linguistic structures and processes. It introduces…

    Paperback – 2014-11-11
    Routledge

  • Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Focus on Diversity and Linguistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Arthur K. Spears

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer…

    Paperback – 2014-03-07
    Routledge

  • Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection…

    Paperback – 2014-01-09
    Routledge

  • Analyzing Digital Fiction

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, Hans Rustad

    Written for and read on a computer screen, digital fiction pursues its verbal, discursive and conceptual complexity through the digital medium. It is fiction whose structure, form and meaning are dictated by the digital context in which it is produced and requires analytical approaches that are…

    Hardback – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Stylistics

  • Language Online

    Investigating Digital Texts and Practices, 1st Edition

    By David Barton, Carmen Lee

    In Language Online, David Barton and Carmen Lee investigate the impact of the online world on the study of language. The effects of language use in the digital world can be seen in every aspect of language study, and new ways of researching the field are needed. In this book the authors look at…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge

  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

    The Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning is an authoritative reference dealing with all aspects of this increasingly important field of study. Offering a comprehensive range of articles on contemporary language teaching and its history, it has been produced specifically for…

    Hardback – 2012-09-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Paul Gee, Michael Handford

    The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis covers the major approaches to Discourse Analysis from Critical Discourse Analysis to Multimodal Discourse Analysis and their applications in key educational and institutional settings. The handbook is divided into six sections: Approaches to Discourse…

    Hardback – 2011-11-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics

    1st Edition

    By Margaret Thomas

    What was the first language, and where did it come from? Do all languages have properties in common? What is the relationship of language to thought? Fifty Key Thinkers on Language and Linguistics explores how fifty of the most influential figures in the field have asked and have responded to…

    Paperback – 2011-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Guides

  • The Language of Metaphors

    2nd Edition

    By Andrew Goatly

    In this ambitious and wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly looks at how we use metaphor to communicate meaning. Combining insights from functional linguistics and relevance theory, he provides a powerful model for understanding how metaphors work in real communicative situations, how we use them to…

    Paperback – 2011-05-27
    Routledge