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  • Civilising Citizens in Post-Mao China

    Understanding the Rhetoric of Suzhi, 1st Edition

    By Delia Lin

    Political discourse in contemporary China is intimately linked to the patriotic reverie of restoring China as a great civilisation, a dream of reformers since the beginning of the twentieth century. The concept and use of suzhi – a term that denotes the idea of cultivating a ‘quality’ citizenship –…

    Paperback – 2019-01-17
    Routledge

  • Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Ritter, MELISSA IANETTA

    Leading with the provocative observation that writing programs administration lacks “an established set of texts that provides a baseline of shared knowledge . . . in which to root our ongoing conversations and with which to welcome newcomers,” Landmark Essays on Writing Program Administration…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • Multilingualism and L2 Acquisition

    New Perspectives on Current Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yolanda Ruiz de Zarobe, Leyre Ruiz de Zarobe

    In recent years we have witnessed a growing interest in multilingualism and its relationship with the learning and teaching of second/foreign languages. However, multilingualism is a highly complex phenomenon, which has a direct influence on how we learn languages. For instance, do we learn a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-08
    Routledge

  • How Drawings Work

    A User-Friendly Theory, 1st Edition

    By Susan C. Piedmont-Palladino

    How Drawings Work cheekily explains that what architects make is information that enables other people to make buildings. That information comes in a variety of forms: drawings by hand and computer, models both physical and virtual, and words as needed. The book reflects in witty prose on the…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • 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
    Routledge
    Routledge Guides to Linguistics

  • Learning and Visual Communication

    1st Edition

    By David Sless

    Originally published in 1981, Learning and Visual Communication is about how to use visual communication in education. It offers visual forms of communication. In order to do this it draws on recent research - at the time of publication - in psychology, philosophy, semiotics, cultural…

    Hardback – 2018-12-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference

    1st Edition

    Edited by Damian Baca, Ellen Cushman, Jonathan Osborne

    Landmark Essays on Rhetorics of Difference challenges the Eurocentric perspective from which the field of rhetoric is traditionally viewed. Taking a step beyond the creation of alternative rhetorics that maintain the centrality of the European and Greco-Roman tradition, this volume argues on behalf…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge
    Landmark Essays Series

  • The Reflexivity of Language and Linguistic Inquiry

    Integrational Linguistics in Practice, 1st Edition

    By Dorthe Duncker

    This book explores the reflexivity of language both from the perspective of the lay speaker and the linguistic analyst. Linguistic inquiry is conditional upon linguistic reflexivity, but so is language. Without linguistic reflexivity, we would not be able to make sense of everyday linguistic…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Communication and Linguistic Theory

  • Popularizing Japanese TV

    The Cultural, Economic, and Emotional Dimensions of Infotainment Discourse, 1st Edition

    By Hakan Ergül

    Over the past years, the view has emerged that Japanese TV is dominated by an infotainment mode of discourse. The book extends this view, detailing and interpreting the cultural, economic, and emotional dimensions of this communication phenomenon from an ethnographic perspective. It examines the…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Time Series Analysis of Discourse

    Method and Case Studies, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Tay

    This volume serves as a comprehensive introduction to Time Series Analysis (TSA), used commonly in financial and engineering sciences, to demonstrate its potential to complement qualitative approaches in discourse analysis research. The book begins by discussing how time has previously been…

    Hardback – 2018-11-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistics

  • 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

  • Complexity Thinking in Translation Studies

    Methodological Considerations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kobus Marais, Reine Meylaerts

    This volume highlights a range of perspectives on the ways in which complexity thinking might be applied in translation studies, focusing in particular on methods to achieve this. The book introduces the topic with a brief overview of the history and conceptualization of complexity thinking. The…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

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