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  • Linguistic Justice

    Van Parijs and his Critics

    Edited by Helder De Schutter, David Robichaud

    The world contains over 6000 languages and less than 200 states to accommodate them. This creates the important normative question of how to respond politically to linguistic diversity. What is a just language policy? Are language minorities entitled to language protection? Should language rights…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • English Lexical borrowings and Spanish in New York City

    By Rachel Varra

    English Lexical Borrowings and Spanish in New York City provides a sociodemographic portrait of lexical borrowing in Spanish in New York City. The volume offers new and important insights into research on lexical borrowing. In particular, it presents empirical data obtained through quantitative…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Study Abroad and interculturality

    Perspectives and discourses

    Edited by Claudia Borghetti, Ana Beaven

    Study abroad (SA) as a domain of inquiry in the field of Applied Linguistics has been approached from a variety of different perspectives. Although originally focused on measuring the impact of residence abroad on students’ language development, in the last decade the so-called ‘social’ turn in…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • Identity and Dialect Performance

    A Study of Communities and Dialects

    Edited by Reem Bassiouney

    Identity and Dialect Performance discusses the relationship between identity and dialects. It starts from the assumption that the use of dialect is not just a product of social and demographic factors, but can also be an intentional performance of identity. Dialect performance is related to…

    Paperback – 2017-10-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Identity

  • Promoting Heritage Language in Northwest Russia

    By Laura Siragusa

    This volume illustrates how language revival movements in Russia and elsewhere have often followed a specific pattern of literacy bias in the promotion of a minority’s heritage language, partly neglecting the social and relational aspects of orality. Using the Vepsian Renaissance as an example,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Language Policy and Planning in Universities

    Teaching, research and administration

    Edited by Anthony J. Liddicoat

    In a world where higher education is increasingly internationalised, questions of language use and multilingualism are central to the ways in which universities function in teaching, research and administration. Contemporary universities find themselves in complex linguistic environments that may…

    Hardback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Crossing

    Language and Ethnicity among Adolescents

    By Ben Rampton

    Focusing on urban youth culture and language crossing, this foundational volume by Ben Rampton has played a pivotal role in the shaping of language and ethnic identity as a domain of study. It focuses on language crossing - the use of Panjabi by adolescents of African-Caribbean and Anglo descent,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Political Discourse as Dialogue

    A Latin American Perspective

    By Adriana Bolívar

    We are witnessing the collapse of democracies in many parts of the world and a general tendency to the resurgence of right-wing and left-wing populisms led by authoritarian leaders. This book centres on the political dialogue in one of these democracies. The focus is on Venezuela, the rich Latin…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • Languages in the Malaysian Education System

    Monolingual strands in multilingual settings

    Edited by Asmah Haji Omar

    This book provides an overview of language education in Malaysia, covering topics such as the evolution of the education system from pre-independence days to the present time, to the typology of schools, and the public philosophy behind every policy made in the teaching of languages. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-10-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

  • The Language of Persuasion in Politics

    An Introduction

    By Alan Partington, Charlotte Taylor

    This accessible introductory textbook looks at the modern relationship between politicians, the press and the public through the language they employ, with extensive coverage of key topics including: ‘spin’, ‘spin control’ and ‘image’ politics models of persuasion: authority, contrast,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

    First published in 1937, this book supplies a history of the living growth of the English language from Old English to the medieval period. It offers an in-depth study of the growth of vocabulary through literature and social interaction, bringing out the fact that it is chiefly words…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • Registers and Modes of Communication in the Ancient Near East

    Getting the Message Across

    Edited by Kyle H. Keimer, Gillan Davis

    It is the quintessential nature of humans to communicate with each other. Good communications, bad communications, miscommunications, or no communications at all have driven everything from world events to the most mundane of interactions. At the broadest level, communication entails many registers…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 
    Routledge

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