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  1. Vietnam War Slang

    A Dictionary on Historical Principles

    By Tom Dalzell

    In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration’s escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Survey English Dialects

    Edited by Michael V. Barry

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Focus on Diversity and Linguistics

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Arthur K. Spears

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer...

    Published March 6th 2014 by Routledge

  4. White Hip Hoppers, Language and Identity in Post-Modern America

    By Cecelia Cutler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book examines language and identity among White American middle and upper-middle class youth who affiliate with Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop youth engage in practices that range from the consumption of rap music and fashion to practices like MC-ing (writing and performing raps or "rhymes"), DJ-ing...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    Published August 18th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Language and Identity in Englishes

    By Urszula Clark

    Language and Identity in Englishes examines the core issues and debates surrounding the relationship between English, language and identity. Drawing on a range of international examples from the UK, US, China and India, Clark uses both cutting-edge fieldwork and her own original research to give a...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  8. African American, Creole, and Other Vernacular Englishes in Education

    A Bibliographic Resource

    By John R. Rickford, Julie Sweetland, Angela E. Rickford, Thomas Grano

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    More than 50 years of scholarly attention to the intersection of language and education have resulted in a rich body of literature on the role of vernacular language varieties in the classroom. This field of work can be bewildering in its size and variety, drawing as it does on the diverse methods,...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. English with an Accent

    Language, Ideology and Discrimination in the United States, 2nd Edition

    By Rosina Lippi-Green

    Since its initial publication, English with an Accent has provoked debate and controversy within classrooms through its in-depth scrutiny of American attitudes towards language. Rosina Lippi-Green discusses the ways in which discrimination based on accent functions to support and perpetuate social...

    Published December 1st 2011 by Routledge

  10. The Linguistic Atlas of Scotland (3 Volumes)

    Scots Section

    Edited by H. H. Speitel, J. Y. Mather

    This work is a reissue of the three volumes of the Linguistic Atlas of Scotland, first published in 1975, 1977 and 1985 respectively. The volumes offer a thorough and comprehensive dialectological study of Lowland Scotland, Orkney and Shetland, Northern Ireland, Northumberland&...

    Published April 27th 2010 by Routledge