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  1. Translating for the European Union Institutions

    By Emma Wagner, Svend Bech, Jesús M. Martínez

    Edited by Anthony Pym

    Series: Translation Practices Explained

    The institutions of the European Union employ hundreds of translators. Why? What do they do? What sort of translation problems do they have to tackle? Has the language policy of the European Union been affected by the recent inclusion of new Member States? This book answers all those questions....

    Published December 1st 2001 by Routledge

  2. Semiotics: The Basics

    By Daniel Chandler

    Series: The Basics

    Using jargon-free language and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basics demystifies this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will find out:* what is a sign?* which codes do we take for granted?* what is a text?* how can semiotics be used in textual analysis?* who...

    Published November 22nd 2001 by Routledge

  3. An Effort Based Approach to Consonant Lenition

    By Robert Kirchner

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Music from British Universities

    The first serious typological survey of the lenition process in modern phonological literature....

    Published November 16th 2001 by Routledge

  4. Academic Discourse

    By John Flowerdew

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Academic Discourse presents a collection of specially commissioned articles on the theme of academic discourse. Divided into sections covering the main approaches, each begins with a state of the art overview of the approach and continues with exemplificatory empirical studies. ...

    Published November 9th 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Return to Ethics

    Special Issue of The Translator (Volume 7/2, 2001)

    Edited by Anthony Pym

    If civilizations are to cooperate as well as clash, our mediators must solve problems using serious thought about relations between Self and Other. Translation Studies has thus returned to questions of ethics. But this is no return to any prescriptive linguistics of equivalence. As the...

    Published November 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. Vowel Reduction in Optimality Theory

    By Katherine Crosswhite

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book examines the phenomenon of vowel reduction, in which two or more underlying vowel qualities are neutralized in unstressed position....

    Published October 26th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Globalization and Language Teaching

    Edited by David Block, Deborah Cameron

    This book considers the issues globalization raises for second language learning and teaching. Block and Cameron's collection shows how, in an economy based on services and information, the linguistic skills of workers becomes increasingly important. New technologies make possible new kinds of...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  8. The Words Between the Spaces

    Buildings and Language

    By Deborah Cameron, Thomas A. Markus

    Series: Architext

    Using language - speaking and understanding it - is a defining ability of human beings, woven into all human activity. It is therefore inevitable that it should be deeply implicated in the design, production and use of buildings. Building legislation, design guides, competition and other briefs,...

    Published October 25th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Distinctiveness, Coercion and Sonority

    A Unified Theory of Weight

    By Bruce Moren

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This volume proposes a unified weight theory that challenges traditionally held beliefs regarding the vowel/consonant dichotomy inherent in moraicity and illuminates many previously intractable issues....

    Published October 19th 2001 by Routledge

  10. Minimal Indirect Reference

    A Theory of the Syntax-Phonology Interface

    By Amanda Seidl

    Series: Outstanding Dissertations in Linguistics

    This book investigates the nature of the relationship between phonology and syntax and proposes a theory of Minimal Indirect Reference that solves many classic problems relating to the topic....

    Published October 19th 2001 by Routledge