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  • Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse book cover

    Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    Studies of multimodality have significantly advanced our understanding of the potential of different semiotic resources—verbal, visual, aural, and kinetic—to make meaning and allow people to achieve various social purposes such as persuading, entertaining, and explaining. Yet little is known about…

    Paperback – 2016-07-27
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Translanguaging with Multilingual Students: Learning from Classroom Moments book cover

    Translanguaging with Multilingual Students

    Learning from Classroom Moments, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ofelia García, Tatyana Kleyn

    Looking closely at what happens when translanguaging is actively taken up to teach emergent bilingual students across different contexts, this book focuses on how it is already happening in classrooms as well as how it can be implemented as a pedagogical orientation. It extends theoretical…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05

  • Shari`a in the Secular State: Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey book cover

    Shari`a in the Secular State

    Evolving Meanings of Islamic Jurisprudence in Turkey, 1st Edition

    By Russell Powell

    Words in both law and religion can shape power relationships and are often highly disputed. Shari`a lies within the overlap of these two spheres and provides a unique subject for the study of meaning in that liminal space. This book contributes important insights related to Islamic jurisprudence…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Language and Migration book cover

    Language and Migration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ingrid Piller

    Language and Migration is timely for two main reasons: one is social – international migration is at an all-time high – and the other is theoretical – theorizing language as a mobile resource is currently the most exiting frontier in sociolinguistics. Including the very best contemporary…

    Hardback – 2016-06-16
    Critical Concepts in Linguistics

  • Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities: Religion in Young Lives book cover

    Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities

    Religion in Young Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vally Lytra, Dinah Volk, Eve Gregory

    Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities showcases innovative research at the interface of religion and multilingualism, offering an analytical focus on religion in children and adolescents’ everyday lives and experiences. The volume examines the connections between language and literacy…

    Hardback – 2016-06-15
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Literary Pragmatics (Routledge Revivals) book cover

    Literary Pragmatics (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Roger D Sell

    Up until the mid-1980s most pragmatic analysis had been done on spoken language use, considerably less on written use, and very little at all on literary activity. This has now radically changed. ‘Pragmatics’ could be informally defined as the study of relationships between language and its users.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals): His Life and Work book cover

    I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work, 1st Edition

    By John Paul Russo

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge Revivals

  • Doing Research within Communities: Stories and lessons from language and education field research book cover

    Doing Research within Communities

    Stories and lessons from language and education field research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kerry Taylor-Leech, Donna Starks

    Doing Research within Communities provides real-life examples of field research projects in language and education, offering an overview of research processes and solutions to the common challenges faced by researchers in the field. This unique book contains personal research narratives from…

    Paperback – 2016-04-28

  • Language and Masculinities: Performances, Intersections, Dislocations book cover

    Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact book cover

    Sociolinguistic Research

    Application and Impact, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Lawson, Dave Sayers

    Shortlisted for the LSA Leonard Bloomfield Book Award 2017 Sociolinguistic Research: Application and Impact provides a unique overview of international research projects, showcasing their positive outcomes and offering critical insights and constructive critiques into the meaning of ‘impact’ in…

    Paperback – 2016-04-12

  • China's Assimilationist Language Policy: The Impact on Indigenous/Minority Literacy and Social Harmony book cover

    China's Assimilationist Language Policy

    The Impact on Indigenous/Minority Literacy and Social Harmony, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gulbahar H. Beckett, Gerard A. Postiglione

    China has huge ethnic minorities – over 40 different groups with a total population of over 100 million.  Over time China’s policies towards minority languages have varied, changing from policies which have accommodated minority languages to policies which have encouraged integration.  At…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Comparative Development and Policy in Asia

  • Religion and Language in Post-Soviet Russia book cover

    Religion and Language in Post-Soviet Russia

    1st Edition

    By Brian P. Bennett

    Church Slavonic, one of the world's historic sacred languages, has experienced a revival in post-Soviet Russia. Blending religious studies and sociolinguistics, this is the first book devoted to Church Slavonic in the contemporary period. It is not a narrow study in linguistics, but uses Slavonic…

    Paperback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

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