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  • The Handbook of Communication in Cross-cultural Perspective

    Edited by Donal Carbaugh

    This handbook brings together 26 ethnographic research reports from around the world about communication. The studies explore 13 languages from 17 countries across 6 continents. Together, the studies examine, through cultural analyses, communication practices in cross-cultural perspective. In doing…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02 
    Routledge
    ICA Handbook Series

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Gender and Childhood (1985)

    Edited by Carolyn Steedman, Cathy Urwin, Valerie Walkerdine

    First published in 1985, this book brings together recent work on women and children from the nineteenth-century to the present. The contributors explore in different ways, and from different points of view, the way in which issues of language have been — and are still — central to the history of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: History Workshop Series

  • Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning

    Speaking Blackness in Brazil

    By Uju Anya

    Racialized Identities in Second Language Learning: Speaking Blackness in Brazil provides a critical overview and original sociolinguistic analysis of the African American experience in second language learning. More broadly, this book introduces the idea of second language learning as "…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Second Language Studies

  • Critical Multimodal Studies of Popular Discourse

    Edited by Emilia Djonov, Sumin Zhao

    Studies of multimodality have significantly advanced our understanding of the potential of different semiotic resources—verbal, visual, aural, and kinetic—to make meaning and allow people to achieve various social purposes such as persuading, entertaining, and explaining. Yet little is known about…

    Paperback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities

    Religion in Young Lives

    Edited by Vally Lytra, Dinah Volk, Eve Gregory

    Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities showcases innovative research at the interface of religion and multilingualism, offering an analytical focus on religion in children and adolescents’ everyday lives and experiences. The volume examines the connections between language and literacy…

    Hardback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the backdrop of overwhelming discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalized or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third World or the Global South. Written by leading researchers…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

  • An Introduction to Middle English

    By E.E. Wardale

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

    Hardback – 2016-04-05
    Routledge

  • Intercultural Dialogue

    Questions of research, theory, and practice

    Edited by Prue Holmes, Melinda Dooly, John O'Regan

    ‘Intercultural dialogue’, as a concept and ideology in the European Union, stimulates a rational 21st century society where people can engage in (intercultural) communication on a global scale, and can do so openly and freely in conditions of security and mutual respect. Intercultural dialogue…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
    Routledge

  • Translating Dissent

    Voices From and With the Egyptian Revolution

    Edited by Mona Baker

    *Written by the winners of the Inttranews Linguists of the Year award for 2016!* Discursive and non-discursive interventions in the political arena are heavily mediated by various acts of translation that enable protest movements to connect across the globe. Focusing on the Egyptian…

    Paperback – 2015-11-12
    Routledge
    Critical Perspectives on Citizen Media

  • Multilingualism in the Chinese Diaspora Worldwide

    Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities

    Edited by Li Wei

    In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

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