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  • Critical Reading and Writing in the Digital Age

    An Introductory Coursebook, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Goatly, Preet Hiradhar

    Critical Reading and Writing is a fully introductory, interactive textbook that explores the power relations at work in and behind the texts we encounter in our everyday lives. Using examples from numerous genres - such as popular fiction, advertisements and newspapers - this textbook examines the…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • Advances in Biolinguistics

    The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis

    Edited by Koji Fujita, Cedric A. Boeckx

    Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this book offers a collection of chapters situating the enterprise conceptually,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • The Tamil Auxiliary Verb System

    By Sanford B. Steever

    This book introduces the syntactic process of auxiliary formation and applies it to the grammatical analysis of the indicative, or non-modal, auxiliary verbs of Modern Tamil. Using data from spoken and written registers gathered over several years, the book demonstrates for the first time the…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Linguistics

  • Introducing Translation Studies

    Theories and Applications, 4th Edition

    By Jeremy Munday

    This is the definitive guide to the theories and concepts that make up the field of translation studies. Providing an accessible and fully up-to-date overview, this has become the essential textbook on courses worldwide. This fourth edition has been fully revised and includes new material to keep…

    Paperback – 2016-02-15 

  • Automated Essay Scoring

    A Cross-disciplinary Perspective

    Edited by Mark D. Shermis, Jill C. Burstein

    This new volume is the first to focus entirely on automated essay scoring and evaluation. It is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and state-of-the-art of automated essay scoring and evaluation technology across several disciplines, including education, testing and…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Antonymy

    A Corpus-Based Perspective

    By Steven Jones

    Antonymy is the technical name used to describe 'opposites', pairs of words such as rich/poor, love/hate and male/female. Antonyms are a ubiquitous part of everyday language, and this book provides a detailed, comprehensive account of the phenomenon.This book demonstrates how traditional linguistic…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

  • Studies in Turkic and Mongolic Linguistics

    2nd Edition

    By Gerard Clauson

    This book, now back in print having been unavailable for many years, is one of the most important contributions to Turkic and Mongolic linguistics, and to the contentious 'Altaic theory'. Proponents of the theory hold that Turkish is part of the Altaic family, and that Turkish accordingly exists…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 
    Royal Asiatic Society Books

  • Endangered Languages

    By Shobhana Chelliah

    In the last 30 years, a universal recognition that almost 40% of the world’s 7000 languages are in danger of extinction has spurned a new field of interdisciplinary study of under-resourced and under-privileged languages. This textbook speaks to the inceasing interest in endangered languages as an…

    Paperback – 2016-01-15 
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Generative Grammar and Linguistic Competence

    By P.H. Matthews

    According to Chomsky, to learn a language is to develop a grammar for it – a generative grammar which assigns a definite structure and a definite meaning to each of a definite set of sentences. This forms the speaker’s linguistic competence, which represents a distinct faculty of the mind, called…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Categorial Grammars

    By Mary McGee Wood

    In the last few years categorial grammars have been the focus of dramatically expanded interest and activity, both theoretical and computational. This book, the first introduction to categorical grammars, is written as an objective critical assessment. Categorial grammars offer a radical…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Categorial Morphology

    By Jack Hoeksema

    This book presents an account of certain problems of morphological analysis that occurs within a theoretical framework that derives its inspiration from recent studies of the lexicon in generative grammar. The starting point is the controversy about the proper analysis of synthetic compounds. Are…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

  • Ideologies of Language

    Edited by John E. Joseph, Talbot J. Taylor

    Is the study of language ideologically neutral? If so, is this study objective and autonomous? One of the most cherished assumptions of modern academic linguistics is that the study of language is, or should be, ideologically neutral. This professed ideological neutrality goes hand-in-hand with…

    Paperback – 2015-12-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

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