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  • Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of public discourses, such as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change…

    Hardback – 2015-06-03

  • Hybrid Voices and Collaborative Change

    Contextualising Positive Discourse Analysis

    By Tom Bartlett

    In this study, Bartlett presents a theoretical and descriptive development in the discipline of Critical Discourse Analysis (CDA) extending the recent trend away from critiques of hegemonic practices and towards the description of alternative and minority practices that has been labelled Positive…

    Paperback – 2015-05-21
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and…

    Hardback – 2015-04-23

  • Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16

  • Language and Power

    3rd Edition

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Power is widely recognised both as a classic and an essential introductory textbook to the field of Critical Discourse Analysis. It focusses on how language functions in maintaining and changing power relations in modern society, the ways of analysing language which can reveal these…

    Paperback – 2014-09-04

  • Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language…

    Paperback – 2014-06-23

  • Analysing Power in Language

    A practical guide

    By Tom Bartlett

    Analysing Power in Language introduces students to a range of analytical techniques for the critical study of texts.Each section of the book provides an in-depth presentation of a different method of analysis with worked examples and texts for students to analyse and discuss. Answer keys are also…

    Paperback – 2014-01-14

  • An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    4th Edition

    By Janet Holmes

    Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social…

    Paperback – 2013-01-28
    Learning about Language

  • Language in Public Spaces in Japan

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    This book throws light on ideologies, practices and sociocultural developments currently shaping language use in Japan by departing from the more common investigation of language in private contexts and examining aspects of the language found in a range of significant public spaces, from the…

    Paperback – 2012-11-15

  • The Politics of English

    Conflict, Competition, Co-existence

    Edited by Ann Hewings, Caroline Tagg

    The Politics of English: Conflict, Competition, Co-existence explores policies and practices that affect the use and position of English. The book discusses the ways in which people’s language choices relate to the history, politics, and economies of their local context. Throughout, the focus is…

    Paperback – 2012-05-10

  • Linguistic Imperialism Continued

    By Robert Phillipson

    This volume brings together key writings since the 1992 publication of Linguistic Imperialism – Robert Phillipson’s controversial benchmark volume, which triggered a major re-thinking of the English teaching profession by connecting the field to wider political and economic forces. Analyzing how…

    Paperback – 2010-01-21

  • Official Portraits and Unofficial Counterportraits of At Risk Students

    Writing Spaces in Hard Times

    By Richard J. Meyer

    This book chronicles 5th and 6th grade writers - children of gang members, drug users, poor people, and non-documented and documented immigrants - in a rural school in the southwest US coming into their voices, cultivating those voices, and using those voices in a variety of venues, beginning with…

    Paperback – 2009-10-30

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