Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression: Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong book cover

    The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    By Hans J. Ladegaard

    Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with other helpers. They see themselves as ‘helpers’ who have come to Hong Kong to help their…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes: Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast book cover

    Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast, 1st Edition

    By Donal Carbaugh, Michael Berry

    This work delves into the act of reporting on different cultures as a means of exploring our own. The way culture is presented to the media highlights various international and intercultural dynamics, as well as the complexity involved in reporting from a cultural standpoint. Reporting Cultures in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31

  • Translating Women: Different Voices and New Horizons book cover

    Translating Women

    Different Voices and New Horizons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Luise von Flotow, Farzaneh Farahzad

    This book focuses on women and translation in cultures 'across other horizons' well beyond the European or Anglo-American centres. Drawing on transnational feminist connections, its editors have assembled work from four continents and included articles from Morocco, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Turkey, China…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • Language Rights book cover

    Language Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tove Skutnabb-Kangas, Robert Phillipson

    Research on Language Rights has produced an enormous—and unwieldy—corpus of literature. Such work often has limitations because scholars from different disciplinary traditions have seldom coordinated their concerns or integrated the conceptual traditions of particular fields. To enable researchers…

    Hardback – 2016-10-26
    Critical Concepts in Language Studies

  • A Framework for Cognitive Sociolinguistics book cover

    A Framework for Cognitive Sociolinguistics

    1st Edition

    By Francisco Moreno-Fernandez

    A Framework for Cognitive Sociolinguistics attempts to lay out the epistemological system for a cognitive sociolinguistics—the first book to do so in the English language. The intention of this volume is not to provide a simple catalog of sociolinguistic principles or of theoretical postulates of a…

    Paperback – 2016-09-26

  • The Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective book cover

    The Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective

    1st Edition

    Edited by Donal Carbaugh

    This handbook brings together 26 ethnographic research reports from around the world about communication. The studies explore 13 languages from 17 countries across 6 continents. Together, the studies examine, through cultural analyses, communication practices in cross-cultural perspective. In doing…

    Paperback – 2016-09-14
    ICA Handbook Series

  • Multilingualism Online book cover

    Multilingualism Online

    1st Edition

    By Carmen Lee

    By the co-author of Language Online, this book builds on the earlier work while focusing on multilingualism in the digital world. Drawing on a range of digital media – from email to chatrooms and social media such as Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube – Lee demonstrates how online multilingualism is …

    Paperback – 2016-09-12

  • The French-Speaking World: A Practical Introduction to Sociolinguistic Issues book cover

    The French-Speaking World

    A Practical Introduction to Sociolinguistic Issues, 2nd Edition

    By Rodney Ball, Dawn Marley

    The French-Speaking World is an accessible textbook that offers students the opportunity to explore for themselves a wide range of sociolinguistic issues relating to the French language and its role in the world. This new edition has been fully revised to reflect the many political and social…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30
    Routledge Language in Society

  • Advertising and Multilingual Repertoires: from Linguistic Resources to Patterns of Response book cover

    Advertising and Multilingual Repertoires

    from Linguistic Resources to Patterns of Response, 1st Edition

    By Marco Santello

    Advertising and Multilingual Repertoires explores advertising from the perspective of multilingual audiences. Santello introduces the key linguistic processes involved in advertising discourse, and analyses the relationship between the linguistic repertoires of audiences and language use in…

    Hardback – 2016-08-23
    Routledge Focus on Linguistics

  • Reading Students' Lives: Literacy Learning across Time book cover

    Reading Students' Lives

    Literacy Learning across Time, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Reading Students’ Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students’ lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of…

    Paperback – 2016-08-19
    Expanding Literacies in Education

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schooling: Ideologies in Practice book cover

    Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schooling

    Ideologies in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn McKinney

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies—teachers’ and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09
    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • Creating a Multivocal Self: Autoethnography as Method book cover

    Creating a Multivocal Self

    Autoethnography as Method, 1st Edition

    By Julie Choi

    Showcasing a new methodology in language learning and identity research, this carefully conceptualized, innovative book explicates the use of autoethnography as a way of re-imagining one’s sense of linguistic and cultural identity. A key work for researchers and students in Applied Linguistics and…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27

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