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Applied Linguistics: New and Noteworthy Books

Celebrating the start of 2018, we've put together this collection which showcases new and noteworthy Applied Linguistics books we thought you'd enjoy and find helpful in your studies and/or research.

Happy browsing! 


  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Superdiversity

    Edited by Angela Creese, Adrian Blackledge

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Superdiversity provides an accessible and authoritative overview of this growing area, the linguistic analysis of interaction in superdiverse cities. Developed as a descriptive term to account for the increasingly stratified processes and effects of migration…

    Hardback – 2018-02-19 
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Feeling It

    Language, Race, and Affect in Latinx Youth Learning

    Edited by Mary Bucholtz, Dolores Ines Casillas, Jin Sook Lee

    Feeling It brings together twelve chapters from researchers in Chicanx studies, education, feminist studies, linguistics, and translation studies to offer a cohesive yet broad-ranging exploration of the issue of affect in the language and learning experiences of Latinx youth. Drawing on data from…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16 

  • Corpus Approaches to Discourse

    A Critical Review

    Edited by Charlotte Taylor, Anna Marchi

    Corpus linguistics has now come of age and Corpus Approaches to Discourse equips students with the means to question, defend and refine the methodology. Looking at corpus linguistics in discourse research from a critical perspective, this volume is a call for greater reflexivity in the field. The…

    Paperback – 2018-02-07 

  • The Language of Pop Culture

    Edited by Valentin Werner

    This collection brings together contributions from both leading and emerging scholars in one comprehensive volume to showcase the richness of linguistic approaches to the study of pop culture and their potential to inform linguistic theory building and analytical frameworks. The book features…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26 
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Hispanic Applied Linguistics

    Edited by Manel Lacorte

    The Routledge Handbook of Hispanic Applied Linguistics provides a comprehensive overview of Hispanic applied linguistics, allowing students to understand the field from a variety of perspectives and offering insight into the ever-growing number of professional opportunies afforded to Spanish…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Exploring English Language Teaching

    Language in Action, 2nd Edition

    By Graham Hall

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those entering postgraduate studies and language professionals returning to academic study. The books take an innovative ‘practice to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04
    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

  • Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research

    A Problem-Solving Approach

    By Carsten Roever, Aek Phakiti

    Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research introduces approaches to and techniques for quantitative data analysis in second language research, with a primary focus on second language learning and assessment research. It takes a conceptual, problem-solving approach by emphasizing the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-28

  • Mapping Applied Linguistics

    A Guide for Students and Practitioners, 2nd Edition

    By Christopher J. Hall, Patrick H. Smith, Rachel Wicaksono

    Mapping Applied Linguistics: A guide for students and practitioners, second edition, provides a newly updated, wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics. This innovative book maps the diverse and constantly expanding range of theories, methods and issues faced by students…

    Paperback – 2017-04-24

  • The Discourses of Capitalism

    Everyday Economists and the Production of Common Sense

    By Christian W. Chun

    Since the global economic crisis of 2007–2008, ‘capitalism’ has been the topic of widespread general discussion in both mainstream and social media. In this book, Christian W. Chun examines the discourses of capitalism taken up by people in their responses to a street art installation created by…

    Paperback – 2017-04-06
    Language, Society and Political Economy

  • The Cultural Politics of English as an International Language

    By Alastair Pennycook

    A much-cited and highly influential text by Alastair Pennycook, one of the world authorities in sociolinguistics, The Cultural Politics of English as an International Language explores the globalization of English by examining its colonial origins, its connections to linguistics and applied…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Metrolingualism

    Language in the City

    By Alastair Pennycook, Emi Otsuji

    This book is about language and the city. Pennycook and Otsuji introduce the notion of ‘metrolingualism’, showing how language and the city are deeply involved in a perpetual exchange between people, history, migration, architecture, urban landscapes and linguistic resources. Cities and languages…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03

  • The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics

    Edited by James Simpson

    The Routledge Handbook of Applied Linguistics serves as an introduction and reference point to key areas in the field of applied linguistics. The five sections of the volume encompass a wide range of topics from a variety of perspectives: applied linguistics in action language learning, language…

    Paperback – 2013-02-18
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

The Best of 2017

Showcasing our 5 most popular books published in 2017, we've put together this FREE chapter sampler for you to download, which includes 1 chapter from each of the following books:

1. Mapping Applied Linguistics

2. Exploring English Language Teaching

3. Quantitative Methods for Second Language Research

4. The Cultural Politics of English as an International Language

5. The Discourses of Capitalism

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