Linguistics: Language and Communication

  • The Business of Words: Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers book cover

    The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of 'high-end' language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Sociolinguistics of Survey Translation book cover

    The Sociolinguistics of Survey Translation

    1st Edition

    By Yuling Pan, Mandy Sha, Hyunjoo Park

    The Sociolinguistics of Survey Translation presents an overview of challenges in survey translation, introduces a sociolinguistic framework to overcome these challenges and demonstrates step-by-step how this framework works to guide and evaluate survey translation. Topics covered in the book…

    Paperback – 2019-07-29 
    Routledge

  • The Analysis of Legal Cases: A Narrative Approach book cover

    The Analysis of Legal Cases

    A Narrative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Flora Di Donato

    This book examines the role played by narrative and culture in the construction of legal cases and their resolution. The work is articulated in two parts and is based on real cases. Part I recalls epistemological turns in legal thinking as it moves from theory to practice in order to show how facts…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • An Introduction to Applied Linguistics book cover

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Norbert Schmitt, Michael P.H. Rodgers

    An Introduction to Applied Linguistics provides a complete, authoritative and up-to-date overview of the state of the field. Divided into three sections covering: a description of language and language use; essential areas of enquiry; and the four skills and testing, the Third Edition of this…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia: The Poetics of Clarity book cover

    Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia

    The Poetics of Clarity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Grünfeld

    Across disciplinary borders, clarity is taken for granted as a cardinal virtue of communication in contemporary academia. But what is clarity, how is it practised in writing across disciplinary borders and how does it affect our ways of researching and thinking? This book explores such questions by…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • The Soft Power of the Russian Language: Pluricentricity, Politics and Policies book cover

    The Soft Power of the Russian Language

    Pluricentricity, Politics and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arto Mustajoki, Ekaterina Protassova, Maria Yelenevskaya

    Exploring Russian as a pluricentric language, this book provides a panoramic view of its use within and outside the nation and discusses the connections between language, politics, ideologies and cultural contacts. Russian is widely used across the former Soviet republics and in the diaspora, but…

    Hardback – 2019-07-08 
    Ashgate
    Studies in Contemporary Russia

  • Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization: An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism book cover

    Legal and Rhetorical Foundations of Economic Globalization

    An Atlas of Ritual Sacrifice in Late-Capitalism, 1st Edition

    By Keren Wang

    This book examines the subtle ways in which rhetorics of sacrifice have been re-appropriated into the workings of the global political economy in the 21st Century. It presents an in-depth analysis of the ways in which ritual practices are deployed, under a diverse set of political and legal…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge
    Globalization: Law and Policy

  • Cross-Cultural Health Translation: Exploring Methodological and Digital Tools book cover

    Cross-Cultural Health Translation

    Exploring Methodological and Digital Tools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meng Ji

    Health translation represents a critical yet underexplored research field in Translation Studies. High quality health translation represents an integral part in the development of multicultural health resources. The empirical study and evaluation of health translations, and the establishment of…

    Hardback – 2019-06-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation and Multilingual Communication

  • Spatial Senses: Philosophy of Perception in an Age of Science book cover

    Spatial Senses

    Philosophy of Perception in an Age of Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Cheng, Ophelia Deroy, Charles Spence

    This collection of essays brings together research on sense modalities in general and spatial perception in particular in a systematic and interdisciplinary way. It updates a long-standing philosophical fascination with this topic by incorporating theoretical and empirical research from cognitive…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Translation and Translanguaging book cover

    Translation and Translanguaging

    1st Edition

    By Mike Baynham, Tong King Lee

    Translation and Translanguaging brings into dialogue translanguaging as a theoretical lens and translation as an applied practice. This book is the first to ask, what can translanguaging tell us about translation and what can translation tell us about translanguaging? Translanguaging originated as…

    Paperback – 2019-06-18 
    Routledge
    New Perspectives in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Communities of Practice in Language Research: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Communities of Practice in Language Research

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Brian W. King

    Communities of Practice in Applied Language Research provides an up-to-date and critical introduction to the community of practice framework and how this can be applied to language research. Critiquing and offering alternative suggestions for the ways in which researchers frame research…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17 
    Routledge

  • Language, Creativity and Humour Online book cover

    Language, Creativity and Humour Online

    1st Edition

    By Camilla Vásquez

    Language, Creativity and Humour Online offers new insights into the creative linguistic practices found in diverse digital contexts, such as social media platforms. It introduces new digital genres and contexts, expanding existing research on Computer Mediated Communication (CMC) and covering key…

    Paperback – 2019-06-14 
    Routledge
    Language and Digital Media

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