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  • 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

  • Communicative Competence, Classroom Interaction, and Educational Equity

    The Selected Works of Courtney B. Cazden

    By Courtney B Cazden

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions – so the world can read them in a…

    Hardback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • 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

  • Living Languages and New Approaches to Language Revitalisation Research

    By Tonya N. Stebbins, Kris Eira, Vicki L. Couzens

    This book advocates for a new model of describing the practices of language revitalization, and decolonizing the research methods used to study them. The volume provides a comprehensive treatment of the theoretical and methodological foundations of working with communities revitalizing their…

    Hardback – 2017-09-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects--from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications--form the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Heritage Language Policies around the World

    Edited by Corinne A. Seals, Sheena Shah

    Heritage language policies define the context in which heritage languages are maintained or abandoned by communities, and this volume describes and analyzes international policy strategies, as well as the implications for the actual heritage language speakers. This volume brings together heritage…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Posthumanist Applied Linguistics

    By Alastair Pennycook

    Drawing on a range of contexts and data sources from urban multilingualism to studies of animal communication, Posthumanist Applied Linguistics offers us alternative ways of thinking about the human predicament that present important new political, ethical and intellectual possibilities. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition

    The IATIS Yearbook

    Edited by Christopher Stone, Lorraine Leeson

    Interpreting and the Politics of Recognition investigates the historical, ethical and professional dimensions of this, arguably, most widespread form of intercultural communication. Covering key topics from colonialism to representation, ethics and power, it looks at the different linguistic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-14 
    Routledge
    The IATIS Yearbook

  • Queering Translation, Translating the Queer

    Theory, Practice, Activism

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl

    This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both…

    Hardback – 2017-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress? This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2017-09-09 
    Routledge

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