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  • Re-Designing Teacher Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

    A Critical-Ecological Approach

    Edited by Ana Christina da Silva Iddings

    Through a critical-ecological lens, this book examines how to prepare preservice teachers to be resourceful and responsive practitioners in addressing the intellectual needs of children often labeled as "culturally and linguistically diverse." It explores a comprehensive re-design of a teacher…

    Hardback – 2016-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Routledge Revivals: The Other Languages of England (1985)

    Linguistic Minorities Project

    By Xavier Couillaud, Marilyn Martin-Jones, Anna Morawska, Euan Reid, Verity Saifullah Khan, Greg Smith

    The ‘other’ languages of England — those which originate in South and East Asia, and Southern and Eastern Europe — are now important parts of everyday life in urban England. First published in 1985, this book gives detailed information about which languages are in widespread use among children and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Academic Literacies in the Middle Years

    A Framework for Enhancing Teacher Knowledge and Student Achievement

    By Sally Humphrey

    The professional learning framework this book presents is designed to support teachers’ understandings of how language functions in their academic disciplines. This framework—a 4x4 metalinguistic toolkit—is informed by systemic functional linguistic theory and international educational research on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-29 
    Routledge

  • Historical Sociolinguistics

    Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England, 2nd Edition

    By Terttu Nevalainen, Helena Raumolin-Brunberg

    Historical Sociolinguistics: Language Change in Tudor and Stuart England is the seminal text in the field of historical sociolinguistics. Demonstrating the real-world application of sociolinguistic research methodologies, this book examines the social factors which promoted linguistic changes in…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Development and Society

  • A Critical Auto/Ethnography of Learning Spanish

    Intercultural competence on the gringo trail?

    By Phiona Stanley

    The premise that intercultural contact produces intercultural competence underpins much rationalization of backpacker tourism and in-country language education. However, if insufficiently problematized, pre-existing constructions of cultural 'otherness' may hinder intercultural competence…

    Hardback – 2016-11-22 
    Routledge

  • Researching Multilingualism

    Critical and Ethnographic Approaches

    Edited by Marilyn Martin-Jones, Deirdre Martin

    Researching Multilingualism expertly engages with a new sociolinguistics of multilingualism, taking account of this new communicative order and the particular cultural and social conditions of our times. Seventeen chapters are divided into four sections covering: researching discourses, policies…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18 
    Routledge

  • Discourse Analytic Research

    Repertoires and readings of texts in action

    Edited by Erica Burman, Ian Parker

    First published in 1993, this book provides clear illustrations of discourse analytic work and empirical critiques of the traditional psychological approaches. Drawing on a range of examples, the contributors argue that identity, deeply felt emotions, prejudice, and attitudes to social issues are…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Styles of Discourse

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context

    Essays in stylistics

    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,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Standardizing Minority Languages

    Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery

    Edited by Pia Lane, James Costa

    This volume develops a highly original approach to the topic of minority language standardization, focusing on social actors and their ideologies and practices rather than on language form. By focusing on standardization as a process that social actors engage with, support, negotiate, resist and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Language and Community in Early England

    Imagining Distance in Medieval Literature

    By Emily Butler

    This book examines the development of English as a written vernacular and identifies that development as a process of community building that occurred in a multilingual context. Moving through the eighth century to the thirteenth century, and finally to the sixteenth-century antiquarians who…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture

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