Unlike many studies of social attitudes, which are based on large scale quantitative surveys, or which focus on the attitude of elites, this book considers the views of ordinary people, and is based on in-depth, qualitative interviews. This approach results in rich, nuanced data, and is especially...
To Be Published December 31st 2015 by Routledge
The Routledge Handbook of Chinese Architecture is an innovative and critical reference work bringing together over 40 newly commissioned articles on major emerging themes. The contributors cover ‘ancient’ (dynastic) and ‘modern’ (republican, socialist and contemporary) developments, privileging an...
To Be Published October 31st 2015 by Routledge
Transnational Connections and Local Social Realities
In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative...
To Be Published October 30th 2015 by Routledge
Principles and Techniques, Two-Volume Set
Aesthetic Plastic Surgery in Asians: Principles and Techniques offers a comprehensive guide to all aspects of cosmetic surgery in Asians, focusing on the differences in surgical techniques and general principles when treating these patients. With special emphasis on minimally invasive techniques...
Published May 4th 2015 by CRC Press
The Routledge Applied Linguistics Reader is an essential collection of readings for students of Applied Linguistics. Divided into five sections: Language Teaching and Learning, Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics, Identity and Power and Language Use in Professional Contexts, the Reader...
Published March 21st 2011 by Routledge
Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics
Although scientific studies of the language behaviour of polyglots began to appear in the nineteenth century, it is only in the last fifty years or so that bilingualism and multilingualism have been recognized as crucial areas of linguistic research. This new four-volume collection from Routledge...
Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge
The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language...
Published December 21st 2006 by Routledge
Numerical Analysis of Finite Volume Methods
This text presents a comprehensive mathematical theory for elliptic, parabolic, and hyperbolic differential equations. It compares finite element and finite difference methods and illustrates applications of generalized difference methods to elastic bodies, electromagnetic fields, underground water...
Published January 3rd 2000 by CRC Press