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  • Language, Society, and New Media

    Sociolinguistics Today, 2nd Edition

    By Marcel Danesi

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 
    Routledge

  • Language Practices of Migrant Youth

    From School to Home

    By Louisa Willoughby

    This ground breaking research explores language maintenance and shift focusing on a school community. Following students’ language practice inside and outside of school, the author offers a full picture of students’ multilingual practices and their role in shaping identity. Using case studies of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Protean Literacy

    Extending the Discourse on Empowerment

    By Concha Delgado-Gaitan

    Originally published in 1996. During the author's decade of critical ethnography in Carpinteria, California, she has illuminated the intricate relationships between Latino families as together they build a sociopolitical community to bridge family and school alliances. How they extend their…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge

  • Elite Discourse

    The rhetorics of status, privilege and power

    Edited by Crispin Thurlow, Adam Jaworski

    Elite Discourse examines how language and communication – or just discourse – defines, mediates and legitimizes class privilege. It does so from the perspective of those people and places who often stand to gain most from inequality. Collectively, chapters consider language and communication that…

    Hardback – 2017-11-09 
    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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Queer, Latinx, and Bilingual

    Narrative Resources in the Negotiation of Identities

    By Holly Cashman

    This book is a sociolinguistic ethnography of LGBT Mexicans/Latinxs in Phoenix, Arizona, a major metropolitan area in the U.S. Southwest. The main focus of the book is to examine participants’ conceptions of their ethnic and sexual identities and how identities influence (and are influenced by)…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • 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

  • 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 – 2017-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Linguistic Anthropology

  • 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 – 2017-10-17
    Routledge
    Cultural Discourse Studies Series

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