Language and Identity Products

  • Being Indigenous

    Perspectives on Activism, Culture, Language and Identity

    Edited by Neyooxet Greymorning

    The book considers the issues faced by Indigenous peoples today and provides valuable historical and political insight into the lingering impacts that colonization has had on their languages, cultures, and identities. It gives voice to an impressive range of Indigenous authors who share their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Language and Culture on the Margins

    Local/Global Interactions

    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 – 2018-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Interculturality, Interaction and Language Learning

    Insights from Tandem Partnerships

    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 – 2018-06-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

  • Interculturality in International Education

    By Jane Jackson

    This comprehensive volume provides a state-of-the-art overview of the key issues and developments in study abroad research and practice with a specific focus on the intercultural and language learning dimensions of the study abroad experience. Rather than looking at individual studies, the book…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge

  • The Pragmatics of Text Messaging

    Making Meaning in Messages

    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 – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language and Communication

  • Emerging Hispanicized English in the Nuevo New South

    Language Variation in a Triethnic Community

    By Erin Callahan

    This volume provides a comprehensive overview of contemporary language shift and identity in a language community in the mid-Atlantic South to offer a unique window into ethnic dialect formation and sociolinguistic processes underpinning dialect acquisition. Drawing on data collected from over 100…

    Hardback – 2018-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • 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 – 2018-04-09
    Routledge

  • Discourse, Gender and Shifting Identities in Japan

    The Longitudinal Study of Kobe Women’s Ethnographic Interviews 1989-2019, Phase One

    Edited by Claire Maree, Kaori Okano

    This book is the first in a unique series drawn from an interdisciplinary, longitudinal project entitled ‘Thirty Years of Talk.’ For 30 years, Okano recorded ethnographic interviews and collected data on the language of working class women in Kobe, Japan. This long-range study sketches the…

    Hardback – 2018-02-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests

    By Chris Featherman

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

  • 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 – 2018-01-12
    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 – 2017-12-07
    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 – 2017-11-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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