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  1. Language and Neoliberalism

    By Marnie Holborow

    Series: Language, Society and Political Economy

    Language and Neoliberalism examines the ways in which neoliberalism, or the ideology of market rule, finds expression in language. In this groundbreaking original study, Holborow shows at once the misleading character of ideological meaning and the underlying social reality from which that meaning...

    Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Social Linguistics and Literacies

    Ideology in Discourses, 5th Edition

    By James Gee

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ‘New Literacy Studies’. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Cognitive Style and Perceptual Difference in Browning’s Poetry

    By Suzanne Bailey

    Current work on speech pragmatics and visual thinking calls for a radical reassessment of the problem of obscurity or difficulty in Robert Browning’s work. In this innovative study, Bailey reinterprets Browning's life and work in the context of contemporary theories of language and attention,...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Reciprocity in English

    Historical Development and Synchronic Structure

    By Florian Haas

    Although the grammatical expression of reciprocal (or ‘mutual’) situations in the languages of the world has received a surprising amount of attention in recent years, so far no comprehensive study specifically dealing with the historical development and synchronic structure of English reciprocal...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Discourse of Teaching Practice Feedback

    A Corpus-Based Investigation of Spoken and Written Modes

    By Fiona Farr

    In this book, Farr examines the spoken and written language of post-observation teaching-practice feedback on teacher education programs. To do so, she draws upon theories from discourse analysis, conversation analysis, and pragmatics to frame the analysis of feedback meetings and written tutor...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Markets of English

    Linguistic Capital and Language Policy in a Globalizing World

    By Joseph Sung-Yul Park, Lionel Wee

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The global spread of English both reproduces and reinforces oppressive structures of inequality. But such structures can no longer be seen as imposed from an imperial center, as English is now actively adopted and appropriated in local contexts around the world. This book argues that such...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Case, Argument Structure, and Word Order

    By Shigeru Miyagawa

    Series: Routledge Leading Linguists

    Over the years, a major strand of Miyagawa's research has been to study how syntax, case marking, and argument structure interact. In particular, Miyagawa's work addresses the nature of the relationship between syntax and argument structure, and how case marking and other phenomena help to...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Language, Corpus and Empowerment

    Applications to deaf education, healthcare and online discourses

    By Luke Collins

    Series: Routledge Applied Corpus Linguistics

    Language, Corpus and Empowerment applies a novel corpus-driven approach to the exploration of the concept of empowerment in healthcare. The book proposes an innovative corpus-based methodology for finding evidence of empowerment in language use, using data from a video intervention delivered to...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Trask's Historical Linguistics

    3rd Edition

    By Robert McColl Millar, Larry Trask

    Trask’s Historical Linguistics, Third Edition, is an accessible introduction to historical linguistics – the study of language change over time. This engaging book is illustrated with language examples from all six continents, and covers the fundamental concepts of language change, methods for...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

    By Katrina M. Powell

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She...

    Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge