Linguistics: Sociolinguistics

  • Colonial Encounter: Telugu–English Literary and Cultural Interface book cover

    Colonial Encounter

    Telugu–English Literary and Cultural Interface, 1st Edition

    Edited by C. Vijayasree, M. Sridhar, Mahasweta Sengupta

    This book focuses on transactions between English and Telugu through a study of translations and related works published from about the early-nineteenth century to mid-twentieth century. Moving beyond Edward Said’s theoretical paradigms which suggest that these interfaces were driven by imperial…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge India

  • Discourse Analytic Research: Repertoires and readings of texts in action book cover

    Discourse Analytic Research

    Repertoires and readings of texts in action, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bonnie Lynn Webber

    First published in 1993, this book provides clear illustrations of discourse analytic work and empirical critiques of the traditional psychological approaches. Drawing on a range of examples, the contributors argue that identity, deeply felt emotions, prejudice, and attitudes to social issues are…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Styles of Discourse book cover

    Styles of Discourse

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context: Essays in stylistics book cover

    Language, Text and Context

    Essays in stylistics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Paperback – 2018-05-17
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Interculturality in International Education book cover

    Interculturality in International Education

    1st Edition

    By Jane Jackson

    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the key issues and developments in study abroad research and practice with a specific focus on the intercultural and language learning dimensions of the study abroad experience. Rather than looking at individual studies, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10

  • Language, Media and Globalization in the Periphery: The Linguascapes of Popular Music in Mongolia book cover

    Language, Media and Globalization in the Periphery

    The Linguascapes of Popular Music in Mongolia, 1st Edition

    By Sender Dovchin

    The title seeks to show how people are embedded culturally, socially and linguistically in a certain peripheral geographical location, yet are also able to roam widely in their use and takeup of a variety of linguistic and cultural resources. Drawing on data examples obtained from ethnographic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Language, Gender and Ideology: Constructions of Femininity for Marriage book cover

    Language, Gender and Ideology

    Constructions of Femininity for Marriage, 1st Edition

    By Saumya Sharma

    This book explores multiple facets of femininity for marriage in India. Using language as an entry point, it looks at how and why media representations of gender identities are constructed the way they are. It works with a unique synthesis of second-wave feminist discourse and empirical linguistic…

    Hardback – 2018-05-01
    Routledge India

  • Lexical borrowing and deborrowing in Spanish in New York City: Towards a synthesis of the social correlates of lexical use and diffusion in immigrant contexts book cover

    Lexical borrowing and deborrowing in Spanish in New York City

    Towards a synthesis of the social correlates of lexical use and diffusion in immigrant contexts, 1st Edition

    By Rachel Varra

    Lexical Borrowing and Deborrowing in Spanish in New York City provides a sociodemographic portrait of lexical borrowing in Spanish in New York City. The volume offers new and important insights into research on lexical borrowing. In particular, it presents empirical data obtained through…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

  • Moral Talk: Stance and Evaluation in Political Discourse book cover

    Moral Talk

    Stance and Evaluation in Political Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Joe Spencer-Bennett

    This book is about moral talk in contemporary British political discourse, drawing on speeches, debates and radio phone-ins. Using a critical sociolinguistic approach, Spencer-Bennett explores the language people use to communicate moral judgement and highlights the relations between the things…

    Hardback – 2018-04-30
    Politics of Language

  • The Language of Money: Proverbs and Practices book cover

    The Language of Money

    Proverbs and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney

    Through a detailed examination of proverbs related to money, this book offers a comprehensive critique of the prevailing everyday ideologies and discourses on money and paves the way toward establishing a new set of proverbs more conducive to financial equality and human well-being. The volume…

    Hardback – 2018-04-26
    Routledge Research in Language and Communication

  • Pakistani Englishes: Syntactic Variations book cover

    Pakistani Englishes

    Syntactic Variations, 1st Edition

    By Asma Iqbal

    This book explores how non-native speakers, especially in postcolonial states, use English to communicate. Focusing on Pakistan, the monograph analyzes word categories, phrase and sentence structures used in the region and compares them to British English. It draws extensively from language used in…

    Hardback – 2018-04-24
    Routledge India

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism: Principles and Processes book cover

    An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects – from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications – forms the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16

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