Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language

    1st Edition

    Edited by Suresh Canagarajah

    **Shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize 2018**   The Routledge Handbook of Migration and Language is the first comprehensive survey of this area, exploring language and human mobility in today’s globalised world. This key reference brings together a range of interdisciplinary and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

  • Development Discourse and Global History: From colonialism to the sustainable development goals book cover

    Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals, 1st Edition

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Translation and Localisation in Video Games: Making Entertainment Software Global book cover

    Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    Making Entertainment Software Global, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Researching Identity and Interculturality book cover

    Researching Identity and Interculturality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Dervin, Karen Risager

    This volume focuses on advances in research methodology in an interdisciplinary field framed by discourses of identity and interculturality. It includes a range of qualitative studies: studies of interaction, narrative studies, conversation analysis, ethnographic studies, postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English book cover

    Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    1st Edition

    By K. R. Lodge

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Speaking Canadian English: An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada book cover

    Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada, 1st Edition

    By Mark M. Orkin

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Cockney Past and Present: A Short History of the Dialect of London book cover

    Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London, 1st Edition

    By William Matthews

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • The Phonology of a South Durham Dialect: Descriptive, Historical, and Comparative book cover

    The Phonology of a South Durham Dialect

    Descriptive, Historical, and Comparative, 1st Edition

    By Harold Orton

    This book, first published in 1933, examines the dialect of the people of Byers Green in County Durham. Orton explores the possible reasons behind why the dialect has signs of external influences, and the ways in which it differs to the dialects of other populations in County Durham. This title…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • A History of English (RLE: English Language) book cover

    A History of English (RLE: English Language)

    1st Edition

    By Barbara M. H. Strang

    A History of English, first published in 1970, is a book for beginners in linguistic history. This title examines the changes in English language speech and writing over a period of almost 2000 years, whilst also exploring more recent changes within the author’s living memory. This title aims to…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Word Maps: A Dialect Atlas of English book cover

    Word Maps

    A Dialect Atlas of English, 1st Edition

    By Clive Upton, John Widdowson, Stewert Sanderson

    The maps presented in this volume, first published in 1987, are based on the material of the Survey of English Dialects which was collected from over 300 localities between 1948 and 1961. The 200 word and sound maps included in this title will lead the reader into the fascinating world of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguistics book cover

    An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    5th Edition

    By Janet Holmes, Nick Wilson

    In this best-selling introductory textbook, Janet Holmes and Nick Wilson examine the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social identity. Divided into three sections, this book…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Learning about Language

  • The Language of Global Development: A Misleading Geography book cover

    The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Paperback – 2017-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

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