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  • Law in the Time of Oxymora: A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law book cover

    Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Hardback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge
    Juris Diversitas

  • Jin Ping Mei English Translations: Texts, Paratexts and Contexts book cover

    Jin Ping Mei English Translations

    Texts, Paratexts and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Lintao Qi

    This book investigates the English translations and adaptations of the sixteenth century classic Chinese novel Jin Ping Mei. Acclaimed the ‘No.1 Marvellous Book’ of the Ming dynasty, Jin Ping Mei was banned soon after its appearance, due to the inclusion of graphically explicit sexual descriptions.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • TESOL Student Teacher Discourse: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions book cover

    TESOL Student Teacher Discourse

    A Corpus-Based Analysis of Online and Face-to-Face Interactions, 1st Edition

    By Elaine Riordan

    This book explores the use of online and face-to-face interactions in language teacher education (LTE) by assessing the formation and practices of a community of practice (CoP), and evaluating the roles discussions between student teachers and a peer tutor can play in terms of identity formation,…

    Hardback – 2018-05-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • 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

  • Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education: Reclaiming Meaning book cover

    Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education

    Reclaiming Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Nicole Mockler, Susan Groundwater-Smith

    Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education challenges the language used in education by linking the language of both the public and professional domains with the changing intentions of the governance of education. Exploring various issues, which embody the many manifestations…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Downward Entailing and Chinese Polarity Items book cover

    Downward Entailing and Chinese Polarity Items

    1st Edition

    By Li Chen

    Polarity phenomena are pervasively observed in natural languages. Previous studies on Chinese polarity items are mainly in line with the non-veridicality approach. This book, however, employs the downward-entailing hypothesis as its analytical foundation, and argues that downward entailment is the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-10
    Routledge
    Frontiers in Applied Linguistics

  • 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
    Routledge

  • The Human Factor in Machine Translation book cover

    The Human Factor in Machine Translation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sin-wai Chan

    Machine translation has become increasingly popular, especially with the introduction of neural machine translation in major online translation systems. However, despite the rapid advances in machine translation, the role of a human translator remains crucial. As illustrated by the chapters in this…

    Hardback – 2018-05-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Translation Technology

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Understanding Metaphor through Corpora: A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing book cover

    Understanding Metaphor through Corpora

    A Case Study of Metaphors in Nineteenth Century Writing, 1st Edition

    By Katie Patterson

    This book introduces a unique methodology to the study of metaphor, integrating a corpus linguistic approach to explore the lexical, grammatical, semantic, and pragmatic characteristics of metaphoric instances of language. The volume questions the reliability of attempts to identify metaphor based…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • 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
    Routledge Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics

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