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  • Discourse Analytic Research

    Repertoires and Readings of Texts in Action

    Edited by Erica Burman, Ian Parker

    First published in 1993, this book provides clear illustrations of discourse analytic work and empirical critiques of the traditional psychological approaches. Drawing on a range of examples, the contributors argue that identity, deeply felt emotions, prejudice, and attitudes to social issues are…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Styles of Discourse

    Edited by Nikolas Coupland

    First published in 1988, this book focuses on diversity and discourse, and collects contemporaneous research across a wide range of topics including: description, polemic, narrative analysis, DJ talk, philosophical history, conversation, children’s books and nuclear deterrence. The essays…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Language, Text and Context

    Essays in Stylistics

    Edited by Michael Toolan

    First published in 1992, this wide-ranging collection of essays focuses on the principle of contextualisation as it applies to the interpretation, description, theorising and reading of literary and non-literary texts. The collection aims to reveal the interdependencies between theory, analysis,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-02 
    Routledge
    RLE: Discourse Analysis

  • Standardizing Minority Languages

    Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery

    Edited by Pia Lane, James Costa

    This volume develops a highly original approach to the topic of minority language standardization, focusing on social actors and their ideologies and practices rather than on language form. By focusing on standardization as a process that social actors engage with, support, negotiate, resist and…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    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 – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Reflexivity in Language and Intercultural Education

    Rethinking Multilingualism and Interculturality

    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 – 2016-10-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Border Crossings

    Essays in Identity and Belonging

    Edited by Paul Longley Arthur, Leena Kurvet-Kaosaar

    The border between intimate memory and historical revelation is explored in this wide-ranging collection, which features original contributions from leading figures in the life writing field from Australia, Canada, Europe, UK, and the USA. The transmission and preservation of personal knowledge…

    Hardback – 2016-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Spanish in the USA

    Linguistic, translational and cultural aspects

    Edited by Roberto A. Valdeon

    Delving into the uneasy relationship between English and Spanish in the United States of America, this book approaches specific topics from a variety of perspectives, ranging from the more cultural to the more linguistic. The contributions explore the problems arising in Puerto Rico as a…

    Hardback – 2016-10-03 
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong

    By Hans J. Ladegaard

    Drawing on a large corpus of narratives recorded at a church shelter for abused domestic helpers in Hong Kong, this monograph explores how the women discursively construct themselves in sharing sessions with other helpers. They see themselves as ‘helpers’ who have come to Hong Kong to help their…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • 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

  • 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 – 2016-06-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • The Language of Hate

    A Corpus Lingusitic Analysis of White Supremacist Language

    By Andrew Brindle

    In this book, Andrew Brindle analyzes a corpus of texts taken from a white supremacist web forum which refer to the subject of homosexuality, drawing conclusions about the discourses of extremism and the dissemination of far-right hate speech online. The website from which Brindle’s corpus is drawn…

    Hardback – 2016-06-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

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