Linguistics: Sociolinguistics Bestsellers

14Sociolinguistics Bestsellers

  • Urban Sociolinguistics: The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience book cover

    Urban Sociolinguistics

    The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Dick Smakman

    From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the world. Building on William Labov’s famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Crossing: Language and Ethnicity among Adolescents book cover

    Crossing

    Language and Ethnicity among Adolescents

    By Ben Rampton

    Focusing on urban youth culture and language crossing, this foundational volume by Ben Rampton has played a pivotal role in the shaping of language and ethnic identity as a domain of study. It focuses on language crossing - the use of Panjabi by adolescents of African-Caribbean and Anglo descent,…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • The Cultural Politics of English as an International Language book cover

    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
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Social Media Discourse, (Dis)identifications and Diversities book cover

    Social Media Discourse, (Dis)identifications and Diversities

    Edited by Sirpa Leppanen, Elina Westinen, Samu Kytola

    This volume serves as an in-depth investigation of the diversity of means and practices that constitute (dis)identification and identity construction in social media. Given the increasing prevalence of social media in everyday life and the subsequent growing diversity in the types of participants…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England book cover

    Historical Sociolinguistics

    Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England, 2nd Edition

    By Terttu Nevalainen, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is the seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics. Demonstrating the real-world application of sociolinguistic research methodologies, this book examines the social factors which promoted linguistic changes in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • A Framework for Cognitive Sociolinguistics book cover

    A Framework for Cognitive Sociolinguistics

    By Francisco Moreno-Fernández

    A Framework for Cognitive Sociolinguistics attempts to lay out the epistemological system for a cognitive sociolinguistics—the first book to do so in the English language. The intention of this volume is not to provide a simple catalog of sociolinguistic principles or of theoretical postulates of a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26
    Routledge

  • Multilingualism Online book cover

    Multilingualism Online

    By Carmen Lee

    By the co-author of Language Online, this book builds on the earlier work while focusing on multilingualism in the digital world. Drawing on a range of digital media – from email to chatrooms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube – Lee demonstrates how online multilingualism is …

    Paperback – 2016-09-12
    Routledge

  • Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact book cover

    Sociolinguistic Research

    Application and Impact

    Edited by Robert Lawson, Dave Sayers

    Shortlisted for the LSA Leonard Bloomfield Book Award 2017 Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact provides a unique overview of international research projects, showcasing their positive outcomes and offering critical insights and constructive critiques into the meaning of ‘impact’ in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12
    Routledge

  • The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes book cover

    The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes

    By Patricia Friedrich, Eduardo H. Diniz de Figueiredo

    The Sociolinguistics of Digital Englishes introduces core areas of sociolinguistics and explores how each one has been transformed by the current era of digital communication and the Internet. Addressing the changing dynamics of English(es) in the digital age, this ground-breaking book: discusses…

    Paperback – 2016-02-19
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity

    Edited by Sian Preece

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity provides a clear and comprehensive survey of the field of language and identity from an applied linguistics perspective. Forty-one chapters are organised into five sections covering: theoretical perspectives informing language and identity…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Language, Society, and New Media: Sociolinguistics Today book cover

    Language, Society, and New Media

    Sociolinguistics Today

    By Marcel Danesi

    Language, Society, and New Media uses an interdisciplinary approach, integrating frameworks from sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology and emerging strands of research on language and new media, to demonstrate the relationship between language, society, thought, and culture to students with…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22
    Routledge

  • Doing Sociolinguistics: A practical guide to data collection and analysis book cover

    Doing Sociolinguistics

    A practical guide to data collection and analysis

    By Miriam Meyerhoff, Erik Schleef, Laurel MacKenzie

    Doing Sociolinguistics: A practical guide to data collection and analysis provides an accessible introduction and guide to the methods of data collection and analysis in the field of sociolinguistics. It offers students the opportunity to engage directly with some of the foundational and more…

    Paperback – 2015-07-02
    Routledge

  • Language, Society and Power: An Introduction book cover

    Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16
    Routledge

  • Language and Linguistic Diversity in the US: An Introduction book cover

    Language and Linguistic Diversity in the US

    An Introduction

    By Susan Tamasi, Lamont Antieau

    This highly engaging textbook presents a linguistic view of the history, society, and culture of the United States. It discusses the many languages and forms of language that have been used in the US – including standard and nonstandard forms of English, creoles, Native American languages, and…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02
    Routledge