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  • Beyond Native-Speakerism

    Current Explorations and Future Visions, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Ann Houghton, Damian J. Rivers, Kayoko Hashimoto

    Despite unsubstantiated claims of best practice, the division of language-teaching professionals on the basis of their categorization as ‘native-speakers’ or ‘non-native speakers’ continues to cascade throughout the academic literature. It has become normative, under the rhetorical guise of acting…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Digital Criminology

    Crime and Justice in Digital Society, 1st Edition

    By Anastasia Powell, Gregory Stratton, Robin Cameron

    The infusion of digital technology into contemporary society has had significant effects for everyday life and for everyday crimes. Digital Criminology: Crime and Justice in Digital Society is the first interdisciplinary scholarly investigation extending beyond traditional topics of cybercrime,…

    Paperback – 2018-06-18

  • Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age

    Speaking for Success, 2nd Edition

    By Jason Schmitt, Arthur Koch

    In recent years, the process and outlet for public speaking has grown with digital progressions such as TED talks and Facebook Live. Purposeful Communication in a Digital Age, 2nd Edition, provides a practical, step-by-step approach to developing and delivering effective speeches. Offering…

    Paperback – 2018-06-08

  • Interculturality, Interaction and Language Learning

    Insights from Tandem Partnerships, 1st Edition

    By Jane Woodin

    This book opens up new lines of debate in language learning and intercultural communication through an investigation of tandem language learning (a method of language learning based on mutual language exchange between native speakers and learners of each other’s language) in connection with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • The Pragmatics of Text Messaging

    Making Meaning in Messages, 1st Edition

    By Michelle A. McSweeney

    This book provides a comprehensive linguistic exploration of textism use by bilingual young adults, illustrating the function of alternative and creative linguistic features and their role in conveying tone through text. Drawing on a corpus of nearly 45,000 text messages donated by bilingual young…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge Research in Language and Communication

  • Routledge Revivals: The Violence of Language (1990)

    1st Edition

    By Jean-Jacques Lecercle

    First published in 1990, this book argues that any theory of language constructs its ‘object’ by separating ‘relevant’ from ‘irrelevant’ phenomena — excluding the latter. This leaves a ‘remainder’ which consists of the untidy, creative part of how language is used — the essence of poetry and…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Revivals: Shakespeare's Talking Animals (1973)

    Language and Drama in Society, 1st Edition

    By Terence Hawkes

    First published in 1973, this book is about Shakespeare, language and drama. The first part introduces some common ideas of anthropology and linguistics into an area where they serve as a base for the discussion of usually literary matters. It attempts to link language to our experience of speech —…

    Paperback – 2018-05-31

  • 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
    Juris Diversitas

  • 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 Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • 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

  • 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, 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

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