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  1. Reciprocity in English

    Historical Development and Synchronic Structure

    By Florian Haas

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    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

  2. 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

  3. Language, Literacy and Diversity

    Moving Words

    Edited by Christopher Stroud, Mastin Prinsloo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    Language, Literacy and Diversity brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism and globalization. The volume examines local and global flows of people, language and literacy in...

    Published February 18th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Discourse and Digital Practices

    Doing discourse analysis in the digital age

    Edited by Rodney H Jones, Alice Chik, Christoph A Hafner

    Discourse and Digital Practices shows how tools from discourse analysis can be used to help us understand new communication practices associated with digital media, from video gaming and social networking to apps and photo sharing. This cutting-edge book: draws together fourteen eminent...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Grammaticalization and English Complex Prepositions

    A Corpus-based Study

    By Sebastian Hoffmann

    What is a grammatical unit? How does grammatical structure evolve? How can we best investigate the mental representation of grammar? What is the connection between language use and language structure? This book aims to help answer such questions by presenting a detailed analysis of English...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method...

    Published January 18th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language, Society and Power

    An Introduction, 4th Edition

    By Annabelle Mooney, Betsy Evans

    Language, Society and Power is the essential introductory text to studying language in a variety of social contexts. This book examines the ways language functions, how it influences thought and how it varies according to age, ethnicity, class and gender. It considers whether representations of...

    Published January 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Introducing Global Englishes

    By Nicola Galloway, Heath Rose

    Introducing Global Englishes provides comprehensive coverage of relevant research in the fields of World Englishes, English as a Lingua Franca, and English as an International Language. The book introduces students to the current sociolinguistic uses of the English language, using a range of...

    Published January 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture

    Edited by Farzad Sharifian

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture presents the first comprehensive survey of research on the relationship between language and culture. It provides readers with a clear and accessible introduction to both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies of language and culture, and...

    Published December 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Acquiring Pragmatics

    Social and cognitive perspectives

    By Sandrine Zufferey

    Acquiring Pragmatics offers a comprehensive synthesis of state-of-the-art research on the acquisition of pragmatics. It introduces the current topics of research in theoretical pragmatics and explores the issues they raise for language acquisition research and the new experimental designs which...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge