Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy: Extending the Discourse on Empowerment book cover

    Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for citizenship book cover

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism

    Speaking for citizenship, 1st Edition

    By Nancy Hawker

    The Politics of Palestinian Multilingualism: Speaking for citizenship provides an essential contribution to understanding the politics of Israel/Palestine through the prism of sociolinguistics and discourse analysis. Arabic-speakers who also know Hebrew resort to a range of communicative strategies…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    The Politics of Language

  • Linguistic Diversity on the EMI Campus: Insider accounts of the use of English and other languages in universities within Asia, Australasia, and Europe book cover

    Linguistic Diversity on the EMI Campus

    Insider accounts of the use of English and other languages in universities within Asia, Australasia, and Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Jenkins, Anna Mauranen

    Linguistic Diversity on the EMI Campus presents an in-depth ethnographic case study of the language policies and practices of universities in nine countries around the world. Each chapter provides a detailed presentation of the findings from that university, considering the presence of linguistic…

    Paperback – 2019-04-26 
    Routledge

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