Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

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

    Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

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

    Hardback – 2017-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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

    Standardizing Minority Languages (Open Access)

    Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pia Lane, James Costa, Haley De Korne

    The Open Access version of this book, available at https://www.taylorfrancis.com/books/9781138125124, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. This volume addresses a crucial, yet largely unaddressed dimension of minority language…

    Hardback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics: An Introduction book cover

    The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • 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, 1st Edition

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

    As a founder and leading figure in multimodality and social semiotics, Theo van Leuween has made significant contributions to a variety of research fields, including discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, communication and media studies, education, and design. In celebration of his illustrious…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Queering Translation, Translating the Queer: Theory, Practice, Activism book cover

    Queering Translation, Translating the Queer

    Theory, Practice, Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl

    This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Panel Studies of Variation and Change book cover

    Panel Studies of Variation and Change

    1st Edition

    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 – 2017-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language Change

  • Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research book cover

    Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research

    1st Edition

    By Tonya N. Stebbins, Kris Eira, Vicki L. Couzens

    This book advocates for a new model of describing the practices of language revitalization, and decolonizing the research methods used to study them. The volume provides a comprehensive treatment of the theoretical and methodological foundations of working with communities revitalizing their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin book cover

    Language and Social Change in China

    Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin, 1st Edition

    By Qing Zhang

    Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin offers an innovative and authoritative account of the crucial role of language in shaping the sociocultural landscape of contemporary China. Based on a wide range of data collected since the 1990s and grounded in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition: The IATIS Yearbook book cover

    Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition

    The IATIS Yearbook, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Stone, Lorraine Leeson

    Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition investigates the historical, ethical and professional dimensions of this, arguably, most widespread form of intercultural communication. Covering key topics from colonialism to representation, ethics and power, it looks at the different linguistic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge
    The IATIS Yearbook

  • Posthumanist Applied Linguistics book cover

    Posthumanist Applied Linguistics

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Pennycook

    Drawing on a range of contexts and data sources, from urban multilingualism to studies of animal communication, Posthumanist Applied Linguistics offers us alternative ways of thinking about the human predicament, with major implications for research, education and politics. Exploring the advent of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Urban Sociolinguistics: The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience book cover

    Urban Sociolinguistics

    The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dick Smakman, Patrick Heinrich

    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 – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

  • Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East: Getting the Message Across book cover

    Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East

    Getting the Message Across, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kyle H. Keimer, Gillan Davis

    It is the quintessential nature of humans to communicate with each other. Good communications, bad communications, miscommunications, or no communications at all have driven everything from world events to the most mundane of interactions. At the broadest level, communication entails many registers…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31
    Routledge

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