Linguistics: Book Series

Routledge Guides to Linguistics

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  • Bilingualism

    1st Edition

    By Shahrzad Mahootian

    Bilingualism provides a concise and lively introduction to bilingualism as a social and linguistic phenomenon and explains its impact on individuals and on society. Addressing questions such as what it means to be bilingual, how one becomes bilingual, and how exposure to more than one language…

    Paperback – 2019-10-14
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  • Linguistics and Law

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey P. Kaplan

    Linguistics and Law offers a clear and concise introduction to making sense of the law through linguistics. Drawing on lexical semantics, syntax, and pragmatics to interpret both written and spoken laws, this book: addresses how to interpret legal documents such as contracts, statutes,…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03
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  • Language, Gender, and Sexuality

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Scott F. Kiesling

    Language, Gender, and Sexuality offers a panoramic and accessible introduction to the ways in which linguistic patterns are sensitive to social categories of gender and sexuality, as well as an overview of how speakers use language to create and display gender and sexuality. This book includes…

    Paperback – 2019-03-12
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  • Sign Languages

    Structures and Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Joseph C. Hill, Diane C. Lillo-Martin, Sandra K. Wood

    Sign Languages: Structures and Contexts provides a succinct summary of major findings in the linguistic study of natural sign languages. Focusing on American Sign Language (ASL), this book: offers a comprehensive introduction to the basic grammatical components of phonology, morphology, and…

    Paperback – 2018-12-27
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  • Why Study Linguistics

    1st Edition

    By Kristin Denham, Anne Lobeck

    Why Study Linguistics is designed to help anyone with an interest in studying language understand what linguistics is, and what linguists do. Exploring how the scientific study of language differs from other ways of investigating this uniquely human behavior, Why Study Linguistics:  explores the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-20
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  • Is English Changing?

    1st Edition

    By Steve Kleinedler

    Is English changing? To what degree is it changing? Is this change good or bad? In answering these questions, Is English Changing? provides a lively and concise introduction to language change, refuting commonly held misconceptions about language evolution as we understand it. Showing that English,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
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  • Language and Meaning

    1st Edition

    By Betty J Birner

    Language and Meaning provides a clear, accessible and unique perspective on the philosophical and linguistic question of what it means to mean. Looking at relationships such as those between literal and non-literal meanings, linguistic form and meaning, and language and thought, this volume tackles…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30
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  • Language in Children

    1st Edition

    By Eve V. Clark

    Language in Children provides a concise and basic introduction for students studying child language acquisition for the first time. Starting from the first sounds a child produces, this book covers all the stages a child goes through in acquiring a language. This title:…

    Paperback – 2016-08-23
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