Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • Language Contact and the Future of English book cover

    Language Contact and the Future of English

    1st Edition

    By Ian Mackenzie

    This book reflects on the future of the English language as used by native speakers, speakers of nativized New Englishes, and users of English as a lingua franca (ELF). The volume begins by outlining the current position of English in the world and accounts for the differences among native and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

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

    The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics, 1st Edition

    By Dawn Lerman, Robert J. Morais, David Luna

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies and Tactics shows marketers 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 influences how…

    Paperback – 2017-12-13
    Routledge

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

    Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-07
    Routledge

  • Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation book cover

    Community Literacies as Shared Resources for Transformation

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-05
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Elite Discourse: The rhetorics of status, privilege and power book cover

    Elite Discourse

    The rhetorics of status, privilege and power, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow, Adam Jaworski

    Elite Discourse examines how language and communication – or just discourse – define, mediate and legitimize class privilege. It does so from the perspective of those people and places who often stand to gain most from inequality. Collectively, chapters consider language and communication that is…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

  • Study Abroad and interculturality: Perspectives and discourses book cover

    Study Abroad and interculturality

    Perspectives and discourses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Borghetti, Ana Beaven

    Study abroad (SA) as a domain of inquiry in the field of Applied Linguistics has been approached from a variety of different perspectives. Although originally focused on measuring the impact of residence abroad on students’ language development, in the last decade the so-called ‘social’ turn in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05
    Routledge

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

    The Language of Jokes in the Digital Age

    Viral Humour, 1st Edition

    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 – 2017-12-01
    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, 1st Edition

    By Courtney B. Cazden

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, 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/or practical contributions—so the world can read them in…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

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

    Data Collection in Sociolinguistics

    Methods and Applications, Second Edition, 2nd 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 – 2017-11-27
    Routledge

  • Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual: Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities book cover

    Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual

    Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities, 1st Edition

    By Holly Cashman

    Shortlisted for the 2018 BAAL Book Prize This book is a sociolinguistic ethnography of LGBT Mexicans/Latinxs in Phoenix, Arizona, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. Southwest. The main focus of the book is to examine participants’ conceptions of their ethnic and sexual identities and how…

    Hardback – 2017-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Advances in the Investigation of L3 Phonological Acquisition book cover

    Advances in the Investigation of L3 Phonological Acquisition

    1st Edition

    Edited by Magdalena Wrembel, Jennifer Cabrelli Amaro

    This book aims to bridge the gap in investigations into the acquisition of phonology from a multilingual perspective. In order to fully understand this process, the editors present state of the art research into third language (L3) phonology as well as future considerations for this field. The…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14
    Routledge

  • Identity and Dialect Performance: A Study of Communities and Dialects book cover

    Identity and Dialect Performance

    A Study of Communities and Dialects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Reem Bassiouney

    Identity and Dialect Performance discusses the relationship between identity and dialects. It starts from the assumption that the use of dialect is not just a product of social and demographic factors, but can also be an intentional performance of identity. Dialect performance is related to…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Identity

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