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Routledge English Language and Linguistics features a wide range of products from encyclopedias and Handbooks to research monographs, cutting-edge supplementary texts and accessible introductory textbooks. We publish market-leading textbooks on subjects ranging from Theoretical Linguistics to Sociolinguistics, Translation Studies to Second Language Acquisition. Our handbook series in Applied Linguistics, Linguistics and English Language are expanding every year and we publish research monographs in all key areas.

Our textbooks are supported by additional online material and a wide range of free digital resources. Explore our textbook catalog here, or visit our Translation Studies Portal and our Language and Communication Portal for additional resources in those subjects.

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  • Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin book cover

    Language and Social Change in China

    Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin

    By Qing Zhang

    Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin offers an innovative and authoritative account of the crucial role of language in shaping the sociocultural landscape of contemporary China. Based on a wide range of data collected since the 1990s and grounded in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge

  • Language Isolates book cover

    Language Isolates

    Edited by Lyle Campbell

    Language Isolates explores this fascinating group of languages that surprisingly comprise a third of the world’s languages. Individual chapters written by experts on these languages examine the world's major language isolates by geographic regions, with up-to-date descriptions of many, including…

    Hardback – 2017-09-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Language Family Series

  • A Guide to Supervising Non-native English Writers of Theses and Dissertations: Focusing on the Writing Process book cover

    A Guide to Supervising Non-native English Writers of Theses and Dissertations

    Focusing on the Writing Process

    By John Bitchener

    Focused on the writing process, A Guide to Supervising Non-native English Writers of Theses and Dissertations presents approaches that can be employed by supervisors to help address the writing issues or difficulties that may emerge during the provisional and confirmation phases of the thesis/…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

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  • Aakash Chakrabarty, Commissioning Editor, Routledge India

    Aakash Chakrabarty commissions research monographs, edited collections, handbooks, and readers in the areas of politics, especially political theory and processes, public policy and administration, migration, social exclusion & discrimination. He also looks at works on environment, religion and linguistics. He is actively looking to commission manuscripts on key issues

  • Rebecca Novack, Editor, Language and Linguistics

    Rebecca Novack commissions books for undergraduates, graduate students, and scholars across English language, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics. Based in New York, she has a particular interest in second language acquisition, computational linguistics, linguistic anthropology, and American languages. Her key book series include Applied Linguistics in Action, Cognitive Science and Second Language Acquisition, Innovations in Language Learning and Assessment at ETS, Routledge E-Modules on Contemporary Language Teaching, Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology, Research and Resources in Language Teaching, Second Language Acquisition Research, Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics, and Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics. 

  • Elysse Preposi, Editor, Routledge Research (US)

    Elysse Preposi commissions scholarly research monographs and edited collections across a range of topics in Linguistics as an editor in our Routledge Research program. Series in this program highlight cutting-edge research in various sub-disciplines in linguistics, including multilingualism, language variation and change, translation and interpreting studies, multimodality, corpus linguistics, and critical discourse studies. She is actively working on developing new series as well as continuing to publish new titles in existing series, with a particular interest in receiving proposals in the areas of theoretical linguistics, historical linguistics, and second language acquisition.

  • Nadia Seemungal-Owen, Senior Editor, Language and Linguistics

    Nadia Seemungal-Owen commissions a range of books across all areas of English language, Linguistics, and Applied Linguistics but has a particular interest in theoretical linguistics and English language studies. Nadia works on a variety of titles including textbooks for undergraduates and postgraduates, handbooks, dictionaries, guidebooks, and scholarly monographs, and welcomes hearing about proposals in established, as well as, emerging and cutting-edge areas. Her key series include Routledge Introductions to English Language Studies, Learning About Language, Understanding Language, Routledge Introductions to English for Specific Purposes, Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes, Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics, and Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics & English Language Studies.

  • Louisa Semlyen, Senior Publisher (UK)

    Louisa Semlyen oversees the global publishing programme in English Language, Linguistics, and Translation Studies. With over 20 years’ experience, Louisa commissions in Linguistics/Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, and Translation and Interpreting Studies, and welcomes proposals both in established and emerging areas. Louisa publishes textbooks, reference works, scholarly monographs, professional texts, and guidebooks. Her key series include Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics; New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting studies; Translation Practices Explained; Translation Theories Explained; Language, Society and Political Economy; Literacies; Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics and Routledge Handbooks in Translation and Interpreting Studies.

  • Dr Shashank S. Sinha, Publishing Director, Routledge India

    Shashank S. Sinha publishes monographs, edited volumes and handbooks on a range of subjects including history, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, area studies, indigenous studies and northeast India. He oversees many key series and titles related to several topical themes and heads the Routledge India Originals (RIO) list. 

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