Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • Discourses of the Developing World: Researching properties, problems and potentials book cover

    Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials, 1st Edition

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • The Sociolinguistics of Voice in Globalising China book cover

    The Sociolinguistics of Voice in Globalising China

    1st Edition

    By Jie Dong

    This book deploys and develops the notion of voice in an investigation of China’s rapidly reshuffling society. The book is structured around two aspects of the voicing process in contemporary China: (1) stratification of voice, which addresses the stabilizing condition of voice; and (2)…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27

  • Colonialism and Knowledge in Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India book cover

    Colonialism and Knowledge in Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India

    1st Edition

    By Javed Majeed

    This book is the first detailed examination of George Abraham Grierson’s Linguistic Survey of India, one of the most complete sources on South Asian languages. It shows that the Survey was characterised by a composite and collaborative mode of producing knowledge, which undermines any clear…

    Hardback – 2018-09-26
    Routledge India

  • Slang across Societies: Motivations and Construction book cover

    Slang across Societies

    Motivations and Construction, 1st Edition

    By Jim Davie

    Slang Across Societies is an introductory reference work and textbook which aims to acquaint readers with key themes in the study of youth, criminal and colloquial language practices. Focusing on key questions such as speaker identity and motivations, perceptions of use and users, language…

    Paperback – 2018-09-21

  • Language and Culture on the Margins: Global/Local Interactions book cover

    Language and Culture on the Margins

    Global/Local Interactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sjaak Kroon, Jos Swanenberg

    This collection of thirteen essays examines sociolinguistic phenomena in a wide variety of marginal environments, providing both an overview of globalizaiton on the margins and a foundation for an expanded understanding of the processes of linguistic and cultural changes at work in these settings.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Border Crossings: Essays in Identity and Belonging book cover

    Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life-writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, the UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2018-09-11

  • The Discourse of Sport: Analyses from Social Linguistics book cover

    The Discourse of Sport

    Analyses from Social Linguistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Caldwell, John Walsh, Elaine W. Vine, Jon Jureidini

    This collection brings together innovative research from socially-oriented applied linguists working in sports. Drawing on contemporary approaches to applied linguistics, this book provides readers with in-depth analyses of examples of language-in-use in the context of sport, and…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • The Language of Hate: A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language book cover

    The Language of Hate

    A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Brindle

    In this book, Andrew Brindle analyzes a corpus of texts taken from a white supremacist web forum which refer to the subject of homosexuality, drawing conclusions about the discourses of extremism and the dissemination of far-right hate speech online. The website from which Brindle’s corpus is drawn…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan: Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System book cover

    Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Francois Dupre

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures book cover

    Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures explores in innovative ways how food and language are intertwined across cultures and social settings. How do we talk about food? How do we interact in its presence? How do we use food to communicate? And how does social interaction feed us…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series book cover

    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    1st Edition

    By Various

    First published between 1985 and 1987, this set of books attempts to tackle some of the complex issues implied by the title Language, Education and Society. For example how is language related to learning? Or to intelligence? Do regional and social accents and dialects matter? What is meant by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Racialization and Language: Interdisciplinary Perspectives From Perú book cover

    Racialization and Language

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives From Perú, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Back, Virginia Zavala

    Drawing on frameworks from applied linguistics and critical discourse analysis, this volume employs a linguistics approach to understanding race and racism in Latin America, with a particular focus on Peru. Building on recent debates in Peru on cultural and biological definitions of race, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

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