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New and Published Books

  1. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Exploring Digital Communication

    Language in Action

    By Caroline Tagg

    Series: Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics

    Routledge Introductions to Applied Linguistics is a series of introductory level textbooks covering the core topics in Applied Linguistics, primarily designed for those beginning postgraduate studies or taking an introductory MA course, as well as advanced undergraduates. Titles in the series are...

    Published February 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    Published February 9th 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 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Power and Politeness in the Workplace

    A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Talk at Work, 2nd Edition

    By Janet Holmes, Maria Stubbe

    Series: Routledge Linguistics Classics

    Power and Politeness in the Workplace has become established as a seminal text for courses in language and professional communication. Co-authored by bestselling author Janet Holmes, this text provides insights into the way we all talk at work, including a wealth of material illustrating the way...

    Published February 5th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Methods for the Ethnography of Communication

    Language in Use in Schools and Communities

    By Judith Kaplan-Weinger, Char Ullman

    Methods for the Ethnography of Communication is a guide to conducting ethnographic research in classroom and community settings that introduces students to the field of ethnography of communication, and takes them through the recursive and nonlinear cycle of ethnographic research....

    Published December 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Literacy and Education

    By James Paul Gee

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy—starting in the early 1980s—came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Conceptualizing Metaphors

    On Charles Peirce’s Marginalia

    By Ivan Mladenov

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The enigmatic thought of Charles S. Peirce (1839-1914), considered by many to be one of the great philosophers of all time, involves inquiry not only into virtually all branches and sources of modern semiotics, physics, cognitive sciences, and mathematics, but also logic, which he understood to be...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Pragmatics

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Joan Cutting

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Researching Identity and Interculturality

    Edited by Fred Dervin, Karen Risager

    Series: Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

    This volume focuses on advances in research methodology in an interdisciplinary field framed by discourses of identity and interculturality. It includes a range of qualitative studies: studies of interaction, narrative studies, conversation analysis, ethnographic studies, postcolonial studies and...

    Published October 10th 2014 by Routledge