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  • The Semiotics of Movement in Space

    1st Edition

    By Robert James McMurtrie

    The Semiotics of Movement in Space explores how people move through buildings and interact with objects in space. Focusing on visitors to the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney, McMurtrie analyses and interprets movement and space relations to highlight new developments and applications of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Project-Based Language Learning with Technology

    Learner Collaboration in an EFL Classroom in Japan, 1st Edition

    By Michael Thomas

    This book highlights the ways in which insights from technology-mediated project-based language learning research can contribute to our understanding of both learner interaction in specific cultural contexts but also of the role of technology in language learning more generally. The volume situates…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Applied Linguistics

  • Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation

    1st Edition

    By Mark Shuttleworth

    Studying Scientific Metaphor in Translation presents a multilingual examination of the translation of metaphors. Mark Shuttleworth explores this facet of translation and develops a theoretically nuanced description of the procedures that translators have recourse to when translating…

    Paperback – 2019-08-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • 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

  • 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 – 2019-08-27
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Pennycook, Sinfree Makoni

    Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South provides an original appraisal of the latest innovations and challenges in applied linguistics from the perspective of the Global South. Global South perspectives are encapsulated in struggles for basic, economic, political and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01
    Routledge
    Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics

  • Translating Picturebooks

    Revoicing the Verbal, the Visual and the Aural for a Child Audience, 1st Edition

    By Riitta Oittinen, Anne Ketola, Melissa Garavini

    Translating Picturebooks examines the role of illustration in the translation process of picturebooks and how the word-image interplay inherent in the medium can have an impact both on translation practice and the reading process itself. The book draws on a wide range of picturebooks published and…

    Paperback – 2019-07-16
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of YouTube

    Multimodal Text in a Global Context, 1st Edition

    By Phil Benson

    The Discourse of YouTube explores the cutting edge of contemporary multimodal discourse through an in-depth analysis of structures, processes and content in YouTube discourse. YouTube is often seen as no more than a place to watch videos, but this book argues that YouTube and YouTube pages can also…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Mapping Multimodal Performance Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Grazia Sindoni, Janina Wildfeuer, Kay O'Halloran

    This book is a first attempt to map the broad context of performance studies from a multimodal perspective. It collects original research on traditional performing arts (theatre, dance, opera), live (durational performance) and mediated/recorded performances (films, television shows), as well as…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge

  • Advancing Multimodal and Critical Discourse Studies

    Interdisciplinary Research Inspired by Theo Van Leeuwen’s Social Semiotics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sumin Zhao, Emilia Djonov, Anders Björkvall, Morten Boeriis

    As a founder and leading figure in multimodality and social semiotics, Theo van Leuween has made significant contributions to a variety of research fields, including discourse analysis, sociolinguistics, communication and media studies, education, and design. In celebration of his illustrious…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Discourses of Denial

    The Rhetoric of American Academic Labor, 1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Discenna

    Discourses of Denial explores the myriad ways that the labor of those employed by universities is situated as somehow distinct from ordinary labor. Focusing on a variety of sites where academic labor is discursively constructed in popular consciousness including among the professoriate itself, its…

    Paperback – 2019-07-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

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