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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…

    Hardback – 2015-12-01 

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast

    By Donal Carbaugh

    Paperback – 2015-12-01 

  • Translating Dissent

    Voices From and With the Egyptian Revolution

    Edited by Mona Baker

    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 experience since 2011, this volume brings together a unique group of activists who are able to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 

  • 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 – 2015-11-16 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Translating Culture Specific References on Television

    The Case of Dubbing

    By Irene Ranzato

    Translating Culture Specific References on Television provides a model for investigating the problems posed by culture specific references in translation, drawing on case studies that explore the translational norms of contemporary Italian dubbing practices. This monograph makes a distinctive…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals

    By Aram Ziai

    The manner in which people have been talking and writing about ‘development’ and the rules according to which they have done so have evolved over time. Development Discourse and Global History uses the archaeological and genealogical methods of Michel Foucault to trace the origins of development…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • International Management and Language

    By Susanne Tietze

    Globalization processes have resulted in the emergence of business and management networks in which the sharing of knowledge is of crucial importance. Combining two contemporary and important subject areas – namely that of international management and also language and communication in…

    Paperback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge Studies in International Business and the World Economy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology

    Edited by Nancy Bonvillain

    The Routledge Handbook of Linguistic Anthropology is a broad survey of linguistic anthropology, featuring contributions from prominent scholars in the field. Each chapter presents a brief historical summary of research in the field and discusses topics and issues of current concern to people…

    Hardback – 2015-09-03
    Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and…

    Hardback – 2015-09-01
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Language, Identity and Conflict

    A Comparative Study of Language in Ethnic Conflict in Europe and Eurasia

    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

    This innovative study of language and identity in recent and contemporary cases of ethnic conflict in Europe and Eurasia sets out a response to the limitations in the fields of linguistics and political science. Using examples of language policy and planning in conflict situations, it examines the…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Language, Society, and New Media

    Sociolinguistics Today

    By Marcel Danesi

    Language, Society, and New Media uses an interdisciplinary approach, integrating frameworks from sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology and emerging strands of research on language and new media, to demonstrate the relationship between language, society, thought, and culture to students with…

    Paperback – 2015-07-22

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