Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • No Dialect Please, You're a Poet: English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries book cover

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet

    English Dialect in Poetry in the 20th and 21st Centuries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claire Hélie, Elise Brault-Dreux, Emilie Loriaux

    No Dialect Please, You're a Poet is situated at the crossroads in research areas of literature and linguistics. This collection of essays brings to the forefront the many ways in which dialect is present in poetry and how it is realised in both written texts and oral performances. In examining…

    Hardback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Spanish in the Global City book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Spanish in the Global City

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Lynch

    The Routledge Handbook of Spanish in the Global City brings together contributions from an international team of scholars of language in society to offer a conceptual and empirical perspective on Spanish within the context of 15 major cosmopolitan cities from around the world. With a unique focus…

    Hardback – 2019-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Spanish Language Handbooks

  • 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 – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 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

  • Translating and Communicating Environmental Cultures book cover

    Translating and Communicating Environmental Cultures

    1st Edition

    Edited by Meng Ji

    Environmental translation studies has gained momentum in recent years as a new area of research underscored by the need to communicate environmental concerns and studies across cultures. The dissemination of translated materials on environmental protection and sustainable development has played an…

    Hardback – 2019-07-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Empirical Translation and Multilingual Communication

  • Celebrity Accents and Public Identity Construction: Analyzing Geordie Stylizations book cover

    Celebrity Accents and Public Identity Construction

    Analyzing Geordie Stylizations, 1st Edition

    By Emilia Di Martino

    Geordie Stylizations builds on the renovated interest on the nexus between accent-identity-prestige-prejudice, offering an analysis of celebrities' use of the Geordie variety in a series of public performances as a reflection instrument for scholars, but also for neophyte readers with an interest…

    Hardback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Literacy Autobiographies as Translingual Writing book cover

    Transnational Literacy Autobiographies as Translingual Writing

    1st Edition

    By Suresh Canagarajah

    The literacy autobiography is a personal narrative reflecting on how one’s experiences of spoken and written words have contributed to their ongoing relationship with language and literacy. Transnational Literacy Autobiographies as Translingual Writing is a cutting-edge study of this engaging genre…

    Paperback – 2019-07-17 
    Routledge

  • Language and Neoliberal Governmentality book cover

    Language and Neoliberal Governmentality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Luisa Martín Rojo, Alfonso Del Percio

    Against a background of the ongoing crisis of global capitalism and the fracturing of the neoliberal project, this book provides a detailed account of the ways in which language is profoundly imbricated in the neoliberalising of the fabric of social life. With chapters from a cast list of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Language, Society and Political Economy

  • Investigating World Englishes: Research Methodology and Practical Applications book cover

    Investigating World Englishes

    Research Methodology and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter I. De Costa, Dustin Crowther, Jeffrey Maloney

    This book provides readers with an in-depth understanding of the methodological tools that have to date been implemented within World Englishes (WE) research. It serves as a tool to allow for better methodological rigor in interpreting prior research, as well as in conducting future research in…

    Hardback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Yumiko Ohara

    Presenting new approaches and results previously inaccessible in English, the Routledge Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics provides an insight into the language and society of contemporary Japan from a fresh perspective. While it was once believed that Japan was a linguistically homogenous…

    Hardback – 2019-06-25 
    Routledge

  • 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

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