Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics book cover

    The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics

    By Dawn Lerman, Robert J. Morais, David Luna

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics will teach marketing students how to use language successfully to improve brand value and influence consumer behavior. Luna and Lerman are among only a few researchers who take a multidisciplinary perspective on the ways language…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Communicative Competence, Classroom Interaction, and Educational Equity: The Selected Works of Courtney B. Cazden book cover

    Communicative Competence, Classroom Interaction, and Educational Equity

    The Selected Works of Courtney B. Cazden

    By Courtney B. Cazden

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions – so the world can read them in a…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community: Survival Communication book cover

    The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community

    Survival Communication

    By Kieran Harrington

    The Role of Corpus Linguistics in the Ethnography of a Closed Community analyses the interactions of immigrants within an Irish reception centre for asylum seekers to highlight the instinctive resourcefulness of people who are faced with the challenge of communicating when there is no common…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

  • Language Practices of Migrant Youth: From School to Home book cover

    Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home

    By Louisa Willoughby

    This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students’ language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students’ multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using case studies of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy: Extending the Discourse on Empowerment book cover

    Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications, Second Edition book cover

    Data Collection in Sociolinguistics

    Methods and Applications, Second Edition

    Edited by Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs, Gerard Van Herk

    The second edition of Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications continues to provide up-to-date, succinct, relevant, and informative discussion about methods of data collection in sociolinguistic research. Written by a range of top sociolinguists, both veteran and emerging…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge

  • Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation book cover

    Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

    Edited by Joanne Larson, George H. Moses

    Through multiple narratives reflecting the complexity of participatory action research partnerships for social justice, this book sheds light on the dialogic spaces that intentionally support community literacies and rhetorical practices for inquiry and change. Applying literacy as social practice,…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12 
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Border Crossings: Essays in Identity and Belonging book cover

    Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2017-12-09 
    Routledge

  • The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age: Viral Humour book cover

    The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age

    Viral Humour

    By Delia Chiaro

    In this accessible book, Delia Chiaro provides a fresh overview of the language of jokes in a globalized and digitalized world. The book shows how, while on the one hand the lingua-cultural nuts and bolts of jokes have remained unchanged over time, on the other, the time-space compression brought…

    Paperback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Discourse and Social Media book cover

    Discourse and Social Media

    Edited by Gwen Bouvier

    Discourse and Social Media is a unique and timely collection that breaks ground on how discourse scholars, coming from a range of disciplinary perspectives, can critically analyse different social media, including YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, and News. The book fills a gap in the market for a…

    Paperback – 2017-11-19 
    Routledge

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