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  • Ethics in Public Service Interpreting

    1st Edition

    By Mary Phelan, Mette Rudvin, Hanne Skaaden, Patrick Kermit

    This is the first book to focus solely on ethics in public service interpreting. Four leading researchers from across Europe share their expertise on ethics, the theory behind ethics, types of ethics, codes of ethics, and what it means to be a public service interpreter. This volume is highly…

    Paperback – 2019-10-04 
    Routledge

  • English for Vocational Purposes

    Language Use in Trades Education, 1st Edition

    By Averil Coxhead, Jean Parkinson, James Mackay, Emma McLaughlin

    English for Vocational Purposes provides a linguistic description of English in the context of the trades and investigates how this specialist language is used in real-world contexts. As the demand for English-speaking workers in the trades grows internationally, a major gap in the research on…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in English for Specific Purposes

  • Conflict, Culture and Communication

    1st Edition

    By Stefanie Stadler

    Conflict, Culture and Communication provides a coherent, research-informed overview of conflict and intercultural communication. Aimed at encouraging and enabling conflict prevention, this book contributes to a better understanding of the factors that create, foster, and exacerbate conflict in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-02 
    Routledge

  • The Changing Role of the Interpreter

    Contextualising Norms, Ethics and Quality Standards, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marta Biagini, Michael S. Boyd, Claudia Monacelli

    This volume provides a critical examination of quality in the interpreting profession by deconstructing the complex relationship between professional norms and ethical considerations in a variety of sociocultural contexts. Over the past two decades the profession has compelled scholars and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Business of Words

    Wordsmiths, Linguists, and Other Language Workers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow

    The Business of Words examines the practices of ‘high-end’ language workers or wordsmiths where we find words being professionally designed, institutionally managed, and, inevitably, objectified for status and profit. Aligned with existing work on language and political economy in critical…

    Paperback – 2019-08-22 
    Routledge

  • Writing and Thinking in Contemporary Academia

    The Poetics of Clarity, 1st Edition

    By Martin Grünfeld

    Across disciplinary borders, clarity is taken for granted as a cardinal virtue of communication in contemporary academia. But what is clarity, how is it practised in writing across disciplinary borders and how does it affect our ways of researching and thinking? This book explores such questions by…

    Hardback – 2019-06-20
    Routledge
    Public Intellectuals and the Sociology of Knowledge

  • Communities of Practice in Language Research

    A Critical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Brian W. King

    Communities of Practice in Language Research provides an up-to-date and critical introduction to the community of practice framework and how this can be applied to language research. Critiquing and offering alternative suggestions for the ways in which researchers frame research participants as…

    Paperback – 2019-06-17
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Legal Translation and Interpreting

    Crossing Methodological Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Łucja Biel, Jan Engberg, Rosario Martín Ruano, Vilelmini Sosoni

    The field of legal translation and interpreting has strongly expanded over recent years. As it has developed into an independent branch of Translation Studies, this book advocates for a substantiated discussion of methods and methodology, as well as knowledge about the variety of approaches…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    Routledge
    Law, Language and Communication

  • Language of Social Casework

    1st Edition

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1968, Language of Social Casework considers the way in which social workers commonly neglect language. It is suggested that part of this neglect is due to the ways in which social workers and their critics envisage the activity of social work. The traditional criticisms of…

    Hardback – 2018-11-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • Language and Intercultural Communication in the Workplace

    Critical approaches to theory and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hans J. Ladegaard, Christopher J. Jenks

    From language classrooms to outdoor markets, the workplace is fundamental to socialisation. It is not only a site of employment where money is made and institutional roles are enacted through various forms of discourse; it is also a location where people engage in social actions and practices. The…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Language and Control

    1st Edition

    By Roger Fowler, Bob Hodge, Gunther Kress, Tony Trew

    Originally published in 1979. This book studies language variation as a part of social practice - how language expresses and helps regulate social relationships of all kinds. Different groups, classes, institutions and situations have their special modes of language and these varieties are not just…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language and Situation

    Language Varieties and their Social Contexts, 1st Edition

    By Michael Gregory, Susanne Carroll

    Originally published in 1978. This book provides and explains a framework for understanding and describing variations of style of language in relation to the social context in which it is used. Constant features of language users, such as their temporal, geographical. and social origins, their…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

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