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  • The Psychology of Political Communicators

    How Politicians, Culture, and the Media Construct and Shape Public Discourse, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ofer Feldman, Sonja Zmerli

    In this timely study, Ofer Feldman, Sonja Zmerli, and their team of experts shed light on the multiple ways communication affects political behavior and attitudes. Written for students and scholars alike, The Psychology of Political Communicators uses examples from the US, Europe, Asia, and the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Political Psychology

  • Moving Boundaries in Translation Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Helle V. Dam, Matilde Nisbeth Brøgger, Karen Korning Zethsen

    Translation is in motion. Technological developments, digitalisation and globalisation are among the many factors affecting and changing translation and, with it, translation studies. Moving Boundaries in Translation Studies offers a bird’s-eye view of recent developments and discusses their…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Discursive Illusions in Public Discourse

    1st Edition

    By Aditi Bhatia

    This book presents a unique perspective into the investigation and analysis of public discourses, such as those of the environment, politics, and social media, springing from issues of key relevance to contemporary society, including the War on Terror, the ‘Arab Spring’, and the climate-change…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Translating Feminism in China

    Gender, Sexuality and Censorship, 1st Edition

    By Zhongli Yu

    This book explores translation of feminism in China through examining several Chinese translations of two typical feminist works: The Second Sex (TSS, Beauvoir 1949/1952) and The Vagina Monologues (TVM, Ensler 1998). TSS exposes the cultural construction of woman while TVM reveals the pervasiveness…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Dao of Translation

    An East-West Dialogue, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Robinson

    The Dao of Translation sets up an East-West dialogue on the nature of language and translation, and specifically on the "unknown forces" that shape the act of translation. To that end it mobilizes two radically different readings of the Daodejing (formerly romanized as the Tao Te Ching): the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Future of English in Asia

    Perspectives on language and literature, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael O'Sullivan, David Huddart, Carmen Lee

    This collection is unique in bringing together key thinkers on language and literature to discuss the future of English in Asia. Many of the contributors are themselves responsible for important sub-genres in English linguistics and literary studies and this collection gives them the opportunity to…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Advances in Biolinguistics

    The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Koji Fujita, Cedric A. Boeckx

    Biolinguistics is a highly interdisciplinary field that seeks the rapprochement between linguistics and biology. Linking theoretical linguistics, theoretical biology, genetics, neuroscience and cognitive psychology, this book offers a collection of chapters situating the enterprise conceptually,…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • English Pronunciation Models in a Globalized World

    Accent, Acceptability and Hong Kong English, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Sewell

    This book explores the topics of English accents and pronunciation. It highlights their connections with several important issues in the study of English in the world, including intelligibility, identity, and globalization. The unifying strand is provided by English pronunciation models: what do…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • 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

  • The Pushing-Hands of Translation and its Theory

    In memoriam Martha Cheung, 1953-2013, 1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas Robinson

    This book presents an East-West dialogue of leading translation scholars responding to and developing Martha Cheung’s "pushing-hands" method of translation studies. Pushing-hands was an idea Martha began exploring in the last four years of her life, and only had time to publish at article length in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • The Sociolinguistics of Voice in Globalising China

    1st Edition

    By Jie Dong

    This book deploys and develops the notion of voice in an investigation of China’s rapidly reshuffling society. The book is structured around two aspects of the voicing process in contemporary China: (1) stratification of voice, which addresses the stabilizing condition of voice; and (2)…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

  • Corpus Methodologies Explained

    An empirical approach to translation studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Meng Ji, Michael Oakes, Li Defeng, Lidun Hareide

    This book introduces the latest advances in Corpus-Based Translation Studies (CBTS), a thriving subfield of Translation Studies which forms an important part of both translator training and empirical translation research. Largely empirical and exploratory, a distinctive feature of CBTS is the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge

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