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  • Law in the Time of Oxymora

    A Synaesthesia of Language, Logic and Law, 1st Edition

    By Rostam J. Neuwirth

    What do different concepts like true lie, bad luck, honest thief, old news, spacetime, glocalization, symplexity, sustainable development, constant change, soft law, substantive due process, pure law, bureaucratic efficiency and global justice have in common? What connections do they share with…

    Paperback – 2019-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Care Communication

    Making a home in a Japanese eldercare facility, 1st Edition

    By Peter Backhaus

    This book studies communication in institutional eldercare. It is based on audio-recorded interactions between residents and staff in a Japanese care facility. The focus is on the morning care routines, which include getting the residents out of bed and ready for the day. Combining quantitative and…

    Paperback – 2019-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension

    Perspectives from Cognitive Psychology, Linguistics, Artificial Intelligence and Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rand J. Spiro, Bertram C. Bruce, William F. Brewer

    Research in cognitive psychology, linguistics, and artificial intelligence – the three disciplines that have the most direct application to an understanding of the mental processes in reading – is presented in this multilevel work, originally published in 1980, that attempts to provide a systematic…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15 
    Routledge
    Psychology Library Editions: Psychology of Reading

  • Morphological Processing and Literacy Development

    Current Issues and Research, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rachel Berthiaume, Daniel Daigle, Alain Desrochers

    Synthesizing a range of studies on morphological processing from the past 30 years, this edited collection presents the current state of knowledge on morphological processing and defines classroom practices to help students conceptualise the role of morphology in reading, spelling, and vocabulary…

    Paperback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge

  • The Evolution of English Language Learners in Japan

    Crossing Japan, the West, and South East Asia, 1st Edition

    By Yoko Kobayashi

    This book seeks a better understanding of the sociocultural and ideological factors that influence English study in Japan and study-abroad contexts such as university-bound high schools, female-dominant English classes at college, ESL schools in Canada, and private or university-affiliated ESL…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • English Medium Instruction Programmes

    Perspectives from South East Asian Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Barnard, Zuwati Hasim

    This book is an exploration of the desirability and feasibility of English Medium Instruction (EMI) in specific university settings in South East Asia. There is an increasing trend in many universities in Asia, as elsewhere in the world, to introduce ‘international’ academic programmes taught…

    Paperback – 2019-10-10
    Routledge

  • Queering Translation, Translating the Queer

    Theory, Practice, Activism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian James Baer, Klaus Kaindl

    This groundbreaking work is the first full book-length publication to critically engage in the emerging field of research on the queer aspects of translation and interpreting studies. The volume presents a variety of theoretical and disciplinary perspectives through fifteen contributions from both…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Translation and Interpreting Studies

  • The Discourse of Powerlessness and Repression

    Life stories of domestic migrant workers in Hong Kong, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • The Future of Translation Technology

    Towards a World without Babel, 1st Edition

    By Chan Sin-wai

    Technology has revolutionized the field of translation, bringing drastic changes to the way translation is studied and done. To an average user, technology is simply about clicking buttons and storing data. What we need to do is to look beyond a system’s interface to see what is at work and what…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Grounded Theory in Applied Linguistics Research

    A practical guide, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hadley

    This volume demystifies the procedures and practical uses of Grounded Theory, a well-established research methodology used around the world today by social scientists, teachers, and qualitative researchers. Intended for graduate students, supervisors, and researchers, it provides readers with the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Humanist Perspectives

    The Integrational Turn in Philosophy of Language and Communication, 1st Edition

    Edited by Adrian Pablé

    The present book is a collection of scholarly reflections on the theme of humanism from an integrational linguistic perspective. It studies humanist thought in relation to the philosophy of language and communication underpinning it and considers the question whether being a ‘humanist’ binds one to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

  • Critical Genre Analysis

    Investigating interdiscursive performance in professional practice, 1st Edition

    By Vijay K. Bhatia

    Genre theory has focused primarily on the analysis of generic constructs, with increasing attention to and emphasis on the contexts in which such genres are produced, interpreted, and used to achieve objectives, often giving the impression as if producing genres is an end in itself, rather than a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    Routledge

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