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  • Language and Social Change in China

    Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin, 1st Edition

    By Qing Zhang

    Language and Social Change in China: Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin offers an innovative and authoritative account of the crucial role of language in shaping the sociocultural landscape of contemporary China. Based on a wide range of data collected since the 1990s and grounded in…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Posthumanist Applied Linguistics

    1st Edition

    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, with major implications for research, education and politics. Exploring the advent of…

    Paperback – 2017-09-13
    Routledge

  • Languages in Migratory Settings

    Place, Politics, and Aesthetics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alison Phipps, Rebecca Kay

    Research on migration has often focused on push and pull factors; and on the mobilities which drive migration. What has often received less attention, and what this book recognises, is the importance of the creative activities which occur when strangers meet and settle for long periods of time in…

    Paperback – 2017-06-07
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge

  • A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora

    Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rosina Márquez Reiter, Luisa Martín Rojo

    This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • The Cultural Politics of English as an International Language

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Pennycook

    A much-cited and highly influential text by Alastair Pennycook, one of the world authorities in sociolinguistics, The Cultural Politics of English as an International Language explores the globalization of English by examining its colonial origins, its connections to linguistics and applied…

    Paperback – 2017-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Linguistics Classics

  • Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to the sustainable development goals, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

  • Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    Making Entertainment Software Global, 1st Edition

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    1st Edition

    By K. R. Lodge

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada, 1st Edition

    By Mark M. Orkin

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Reflexivity in Language and Intercultural Education

    Rethinking Multilingualism and Interculturality, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie S. Byrd Clark, Fred Dervin

    With the impact of accelerated globalization, digital technologies, mobility, and migration, the fields of Applied Linguistics, Language, and Intercultural Education have been shifting. One shift in need of further exploration is that of systematic and coherent reflexivity in researching language…

    Paperback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Reporting Cultures on 60 Minutes

    Missing the Finnish Line in an American Newscast, 1st Edition

    By Donal Carbaugh, Michael Berry

    This work delves into the act of reporting on different cultures as a means of exploring our own. The way culture is presented to the media highlights various international and intercultural dynamics, as well as the complexity involved in reporting from a cultural standpoint. Reporting Cultures in…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31
    Routledge

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