Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • Studies in Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics book cover

    Studies in Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Eric Friginal

    Corpus Approaches to Sociolinguistics illustrates how sociolinguistic approaches and linguistic distributions from corpora can be effectively combined to produce meaningful studies of language use and language variation. Three major parts comprise the volume focusing on: (1) Corpora and the Study…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Panel Studies of Variation and Change book cover

    Panel Studies of Variation and Change

    Edited by Suzanne Evans Wagner, Isabelle Buchstaller

    The relationship between the individual and the community is at the core of sociolinguistic theorizing. To date, most longitudinal research has been conducted on the basis of trend studies, such as replications of cross-sectional studies, or comparisons between present-day cross-sectional data and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • 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

  • Talking Donald Trump: A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse, and Political Identity book cover

    Talking Donald Trump

    A Sociolinguistic Study of Style, Metadiscourse, and Political Identity

    By Jennifer Sclafani

    This book examines the language of and surrounding Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign from the perspective of sociocultural linguistics. Drawing from speeches, debates, and interviews, as well as media coverage and public reactions to his language, Sclafani reveals how Trump’s language has…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • 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

  • Standardizing Minority Languages: Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery book cover

    Standardizing Minority Languages

    Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery

    Edited by Pia Lane, James Costa, Haley De Korne

    This volume addresses a crucial, yet largely unaddressed dimension of minority language standardization, namely how social actors engage with, support, negotiate, resist and even reject such processes. The focus is on social actors rather than language as a means for analysing the complexity and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics

    Edited by Ruth Wodak, Bernhard Forchtner

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Politics provides a comprehensive overview of this core and dynamic area of study and research. Language is indispensable to initiating, justifying, legitimatising and coordinating action as well as negotiating conflict and, as such, is intrinsically linked to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Languages in Migratory Settings: Place, Politics, and Aesthetics book cover

    Languages in Migratory Settings

    Place, Politics, and Aesthetics

    Edited by Alison Phipps, Rebecca Kay

    Research on migration has often focused on push and pull factors; and on the mobilities which drive migration. What has often received less attention, and what this book recognises, is the importance of the creative activities which occur when strangers meet and settle for long periods of time in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Education Policy for the Promotion of Trilingual Education at Primary Level: A comparative analysis of Ireland and Catalonia book cover

    Education Policy for the Promotion of Trilingual Education at Primary Level

    A comparative analysis of Ireland and Catalonia

    By Elena Prats Porcar

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of language policy development in Ireland for the inclusion of three languages in the Primary School Curriculum. Using a comparative study of Ireland and Catalonia, chapters provide a theoretical examination of issues related to cognitive language…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Multilingual Brazil: Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World book cover

    Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on plurilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into four sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies: Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics book cover

    Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies

    Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics

    Edited by Sumin Zhao, Emilia Djonov, Anders Björkvall, Morten Boeriis

    This innovative volume highlights the dynamic and groundbreaking contributions of Theo van Leeuwen to the fields of multimodality, social semiotics, and critical discourse analysis, and demonstrates how the key themes in his work have influenced and will continue to shape multimodal research.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics

    Edited by Alwin Fill, Hermine Penz

    The Routledge Handbook of Ecolinguistics is the first comprehensive exploration into the field of ecolinguistics, also known as language ecology. Organized into three sections that treat the different topic areas of ecolinguistics, the handbook begins with chapters on language diversity, language…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

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