Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media

    1st Edition

    Edited by Colleen Cotter, Daniel Perrin

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Media provides an accessible and comprehensive overview of state-of-the-art research in media linguistics. This handbook analyzes both language theory and practice, demonstrating the vital role of this research in understanding language use in society.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14
    Routledge

  • Culture as a System: How We Know the Meaning and Significance of What We Do and Say book cover

    Culture as a System

    How We Know the Meaning and Significance of What We Do and Say, 1st Edition

    By David B. Kronenfeld

    A particular culture is associated with a particular community, and thus has a social dimension. But how does culture operate and how is it to be defined? Is it to be taken as the behavioral repertoire of members of that community, as the products of their behavior, or as the shared mental content…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Anthropology

  • 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, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Sclafani

    Talking Donald Trump examines the language of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign from the perspective of sociocultural linguistics. This book offers an insight into the many stages of Trump’s political career, from his initial campaign for the Republican nomination, up to his presidency. Drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Bilingualism in Schools and Society: Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition book cover

    Bilingualism in Schools and Society

    Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Sarah J. Shin

    This revised edition of Bilingualism in Schools and Society is an accessible introduction to the sociolinguistic and educational aspects of and the political issues surrounding bilingualism, including code-switching in popular music, advertising, and online social spaces. It also addresses the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07
    Routledge

  • Language, Culture, and Society: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology book cover

    Language, Culture, and Society

    An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology, 7th Edition

    By James Stanlaw, Nobuko Adachi, Zdenek Salzmann

    Why should we study language? How do the ways in which we communicate define our identities? And how is this all changing in the digital world? Since 1993, many have turned to Language, Culture, and Society for answers to questions like those above because of its comprehensive coverage of all…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25
    Routledge

  • Discourse Analysis: The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them book cover

    Discourse Analysis

    The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them, 1st Edition

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Discourse Analysis: The Questions Discourse Analysts Ask and How They Answer Them is the first introductory text organized around the kinds of questions discourse analysts ask and how they are systematically addressed by analysts of different empirical persuasions, thereby cultivating a principled…

    Paperback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge

  • Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities: A study of youth learning English in Italy book cover

    Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities

    A study of youth learning English in Italy, 1st Edition

    By Jacqueline Aiello

    This book explores the effects of the global spread of English by reporting on a sequential explanatory mixed-methods study of the language attitudes, motivation and self-perceived English proficiency of youth in two Italian cities. Participant narratives highlight the far-reaching role that…

    Hardback – 2017-07-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times book cover

    Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rahat Zaidi, Jennifer Rowsell

    Combining language research with digital, multimodal, and critical literacy, this book uniquely positions issues of transcultural spaces and cosmopolitan identities across an array of contexts. Studies of everyday diasporic practices across places, spaces, and people’s stories provide authentic…

    Paperback – 2017-07-06
    Routledge
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Engaging Native American Publics: Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key book cover

    Engaging Native American Publics

    Linguistic Anthropology in a Collaborative Key, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul V. Kroskrity, Barbra A. Meek

    Engaging Native American Publics considers the increasing influence of Indigenous groups as key audiences, collaborators, and authors with regards to their own linguistic documentation and representation. The chapters critically examine a variety of North American case studies to reflect on the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-26
    Routledge

  • The Second Person: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives book cover

    The Second Person

    Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Naomi Eilan

    The past few years have witnessed an exponentially growing body of work conducted under the ‘second person’ heading. This idea has been explored in various areas of philosophy (philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, ethics, epistemology), in developmental psychology, in psychiatry, and even in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge

  • Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement book cover

    Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Katrina M. Powell

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

  • Language and Globalization: An Autoethnographic Approach book cover

    Language and Globalization

    An Autoethnographic Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Maryam Borjian

    In this collection of real-life, personal narratives on the theme of language and globalization, scholars from a range of different sub-disciplines of linguistics, time periods, and geographical spaces throughout the world examine the interaction and intersectionality of languages and globalization…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15
    Routledge

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