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New and Published Books

  1. Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European...

    Published January 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Language Planning in Europe

    Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg

    Edited by Robert B. Kaplan, Richard B. Baldauf Jr., Nkonko Kamwangamalu

    This volume focuses on language planning in Cyprus, Iceland and Luxembourg, explaining the linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts and current language situation (including language-in-education planning), the role of the media, the role of religion and the roles of non-indigenous...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, Jing Yin

    The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for...

    Published June 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Language Planning in Africa

    The Cameroon, Sudan and Zimbabwe

    Edited by Nkonko Kamwangamalu, Richard B. Baldauf Jr., Robert B. Kaplan

    This volume focuses on language planning in the Cameroon, Sudan and Zimbabwe, explaining the linguistic diversity, historical and political contexts, current language situation (including language-in-education planning), the role of the media, the role of religion and the roles of non-indigenous...

    Published June 13th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Battle over Spanish between 1800 and 2000

    Language & Ideologies and Hispanic Intellectuals

    Edited by Luis Gabriel-Stheeman, José del Valle

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This book examines the way in which a group of key Spanish and Latin American intellectuals of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries discussed the concept of the Spanish language. The contributors analyse the ways in which these discussions related to the construction of national identities and...

    Published November 12th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 May 28th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Language Planning in Primary Schools in Asia

    Edited by Richard B. Baldauf, Robert B. Kaplan, Knonko Kamwangamalu, Pauline Bryant

    In foreign language education, decisions must be taken on what languages to teach, who will teach them, in which schools (i.e. all, only urban, only rural), in which grades, the number of hours a week, and the cost involved. This book explores the answers to these questions across a number of Asian...

    Published May 16th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Language and Citizenship in Japan

    Edited by Nanette Gottlieb

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    The relationship between language and citizenship in Japan has traditionally been regarded as a fixed tripartite: ‘Japanese citizenship’ means ‘Japanese ethnicity,’ which in turn means ‘Japanese as one’s first language.’ Historically, most non-Japanese who have chosen to take out citizenship have...

    Published November 17th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Teaching and Researching: Autonomy in Language Learning

    2nd Edition

    By Philip Benson

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Autonomy has become a keyword of language policy in education systems around the world, as the importance of independent learning and new technologies has grown. Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, Teaching and Researching Autonomy provides an accessible and comprehensive critical...

    Published February 10th 2011 by Routledge