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  • Sociolinguistics

    A Sociological Critique, 1st Edition

    By Glyn Williams

    Originally published in 1992. This provocative and controversial book calls for a critical analysis of the philosophical assumptions underpinning sociolinguistics. Going back to the philosophical roots of the study of language in society, it argues that they lie in the consensual attitude to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Language, Memory and Remembering

    Explorations in Historical Sociolinguistics, 1st Edition

    By Vaidehi Ramanathan

    This volume explores issues of memory, remembering and language in late colonial India. It is the first systematic historical sociolinguistic study of English private and public citizens who lived in and/or worked for India and the Indian cause from the 1920s to the 1940s. While some of the English…

    Hardback – 2018-10-02
    Routledge India

  • Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching properties, problems and potentials, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Language and Culture on the Margins

    Global/Local Interactions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sjaak Kroon, Jos Swanenberg

    This collection of thirteen essays examines sociolinguistic phenomena in a wide variety of marginal environments, providing both an overview of globalizaiton on the margins and a foundation for an expanded understanding of the processes of linguistic and cultural changes at work in these settings.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Culture Politics and Linguistic Recognition in Taiwan

    Ethnicity, National Identity, and the Party System, 1st Edition

    By Jean-Francois Dupre

    The consolidation of Taiwanese identity in recent years has been accompanied by two interrelated paradoxes: a continued language shift from local Taiwanese languages to Mandarin Chinese, and the increasing subordination of the Hoklo majority culture in ethnic policy and public identity discourses.…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Food and Language

    Discourses and Foodways across Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Kathleen C. Riley, Amy L. Paugh

    Food and Language: Discourses and Foodways across Cultures explores in innovative ways how food and language are intertwined across cultures and social settings. How do we talk about food? How do we interact in its presence? How do we use food to communicate? And how does social interaction feed us…

    Paperback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Foundations in Linguistic Anthropology

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    1st Edition

    By Various

    First published between 1985 and 1987, this set of books attempts to tackle some of the complex issues implied by the title Language, Education and Society. For example how is language related to learning? Or to intelligence? Do regional and social accents and dialects matter? What is meant by…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Racialization and Language

    Interdisciplinary Perspectives From Perú, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Back, Virginia Zavala

    Drawing on frameworks from applied linguistics and critical discourse analysis, this volume employs a linguistics approach to understanding race and racism in Latin America, with a particular focus on Peru. Building on recent debates in Peru on cultural and biological definitions of race, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-08-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • A Concise Introduction to Linguistics

    5th Edition

    By Bruce M. Rowe, Diane P. Levine

    Now in its fifth edition, A Concise Introduction to Linguistics provides students with a detailed introduction to the core concepts of language as it relates to culture. The textbook includes a focus on linguistic anthropology, unpacking the main contributions of linguistics to the study of human…

    Paperback – 2018-07-13
    Routledge

  • Beyond Native-Speakerism

    Current Explorations and Future Visions, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Ann Houghton, Damian J. Rivers, Kayoko Hashimoto

    Despite unsubstantiated claims of best practice, the division of language-teaching professionals on the basis of their categorization as ‘native-speakers’ or ‘non-native speakers’ continues to cascade throughout the academic literature. It has become normative, under the rhetorical guise of acting…

    Hardback – 2018-06-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Interculturality, Interaction and Language Learning

    Insights from Tandem Partnerships, 1st Edition

    By Jane Woodin

    This book opens up new lines of debate in language learning and intercultural communication through an investigation of tandem language learning (a method of language learning based on mutual language exchange between native speakers and learners of each other’s language) in connection with…

    Hardback – 2018-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • The Pragmatics of Text Messaging

    Making Meaning in Messages, 1st Edition

    By Michelle A. McSweeney

    This book provides a comprehensive linguistic exploration of textism use by bilingual young adults, illustrating the function of alternative and creative linguistic features and their role in conveying tone through text. Drawing on a corpus of nearly 45,000 text messages donated by bilingual young…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language and Communication

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