Multilingualism Products

  • An Introduction to Bilingualism

    Principles and Processes, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Jeanette Altarriba, Roberto R. Heredia

    The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects--from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications--form the cornerstone of the 2nd edition of this work. The chapters cover the latest advancements in the domains of psycholinguistics, neuroscience, creativity, and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-22 
    Psychology Press

  • Heritage Language Policies around the World

    Edited by Corinne A. Seals, Sheena Shah

    Heritage language policies define the context in which heritage languages are maintained or abandoned by communities, and this volume describes and analyzes international policy strategies, as well as the implications for the actual heritage language speakers. This volume brings together heritage…

    Hardback – 2017-09-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Posthumanist Applied Linguistics

    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 that present important new political, ethical and intellectual possibilities. Exploring…

    Paperback – 2017-09-15 
    Routledge

  • The Politics of Translingualism

    By Jerry Won Lee

    Translingualism refers to an orientation in scholarship that recognizes the fluidity of language boundaries and endorses a greater tolerance for the plurality of Englishes worldwide. However, it is possible that translingualism exacerbates the very problems it seeks to redress? This book seeks to…

    Hardback – 2017-09-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Urban Sociolinguistics

    The City as a Linguistic Process and Experience

    Edited by Patrick Heinrich, Dick Smakman

    From Los Angeles to Tokyo, Urban Sociolinguistics is a sociolinguistic study of twelve urban settings around the world. Building on William Labov’s famous New York Study, the authors demonstrate how language use in these areas is changing based on belief systems, behavioural norms, day-to-day…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Introducing Multilingualism

    A Social Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Jean-Jacques Weber, Kristine Horner

    Introducing Multilingualism is a comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to the dynamic field of multilingualism. Adopting a compelling social and critical approach and covering important social and educational issues, the authors expertly guide readers through the established theories,…

    Paperback – 2017-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Standardizing Minority Languages

    Competing Ideologies of Authority and Authenticity in the Global Periphery

    Edited by Pia Lane, James Costa, Haley De Korne

    This volume addresses a crucial, yet largely unaddressed dimension of minority language standardization, namely how social actors engage with, support, negotiate, resist and even reject such processes. The focus is on social actors rather than language as a means for analysing the complexity and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Education Policy for the Promotion of Trilingual Education at Primary Level

    A comparative analysis of Ireland and Catalonia

    By Elena Prats Porcar

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of language policy development in Ireland for the inclusion of three languages in the Primary School Curriculum. Using a comparative study of Ireland and Catalonia, chapters provide a theoretical examination of issues related to cognitive language…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Multilingual Brazil

    Language Resources, Identities and Ideologies in a Globalized World

    Edited by Marilda C. Cavalcanti, Terezinha M. Maher

    This book brings together cutting edge work by Brazilian researchers on plurilingualism in Brazil for an English-speaking readership in one comprehensive volume. Divided into four sections, each with its own introduction, tying together the themes of the book, the volume charts a course for a new…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Negotiating Englishes and English-speaking Identities

    A study of youth learning English in Italy

    By Jacqueline Aiello

    This book explores the effects of the global spread of English by reporting on a sequential explanatory mixed-methods study of the language attitudes, motivation and self-perceived English proficiency of youth in two Italian cities. Participant narratives highlight the far-reaching role that…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in World Englishes

  • Bilingualism in Schools and Society

    Language, Identity, and Policy, Second Edition

    By Sarah J. Shin

    This revised edition of Bilingualism in Schools and Society is an accessible introduction to the sociolinguistic and educational aspects of and the political issues surrounding bilingualism, including code-switching in popular music, advertising, and online social spaces. It also addresses the…

    Paperback – 2017-08-07 
    Routledge

  • Bilingual Pre-Teens

    Competing Ideologies and Multiple Identities in the U.S. and Germany

    By Janet M. Fuller

    This volume examines the connection between socio-economic class and bilingual practices, a previously under-researched area, through looking at differences in bilingual settings that are classified as "immigrant" or "elite" and are thus linked to socio-economic class categories. Fuller chooses for…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

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