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New and Published Books

  1. Social Diversity within Multiliteracies

    Complexity in Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Fenice B. Boyd, Cynthia H. Brock

    Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster...

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Literary Pragmatics (Routledge Revivals)

    By Roger D. Sell

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Up until the mid-1980s most pragmatic analysis had been done on spoken language use, considerably less on written use, and very little at all on literary activity. This has now radically changed. ‘Pragmatics’ could be informally defined as the study of relationships between language and its users....

    Published November 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Linguistic Variation

    Confronting Fact and Theory

    Edited by Rena Torres Cacoullos, Nathalie Dion, André Lapierre

    Linguistic Variation: Confronting Fact and Theory honors Shana Poplack in bringing together contributions from leading scholars in language variation and change. The book demonstrates how variationist methodology can be applied to the study of linguistic structures and processes. It introduces...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Textual Travels

    Theory and Practice of Translation in India

    Edited by Mini Chandran, Suchitra Mathur

    This book presents a comprehensive account of the theory and practice of translation in India in combining both its functional and literary aspects. It explores how the cultural politics of globalization is played out most powerfully in the realm of popular culture, and especially the role of...

    Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge India

  5. Introducing Multilingualism

    A Social Approach

    By Jean-Jacques Weber, Kristine Horner

    Introducing Multilingualism is a brand new, comprehensive and user-friendly introduction to the dynamic field of multilingualism. Adopting a compelling social and critical approach, Jean-Jacques Weber and Kristine Horner guide readers through the established theories about multilingualism. The...

    Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Role of English Teaching in Modern Japan

    Diversity and multiculturalism through English language education in a globalized era

    By Mieko Yamada

    Series: Routledge Research in Language Education

    The Role of English Teaching in Modern Japan examines the complex nature of Japan’s promotion of English as a Foreign Language (EFL). In globalized societies where people with different native languages communicate through English, multicultural and multilinguistic interactions are widely created....

    Published October 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Learning and Literacy over Time

    Longitudinal Perspectives

    Edited by Julian Sefton-Green, Jennifer Rowsell

    Learning and Literacy over Time addresses two gaps in literacy research—studies offering longitudinal perspectives on learners and the trajectory of their learning lives inside and outside of school, and studies revealing how past experiences with literacy and learning inform future experiences and...

    Published October 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    Making Entertainment Software Global

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation...

    Published September 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Routledge Handbook of Hispanic Applied Linguistics

    Edited by Manel Lacorte

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of Hispanic applied linguistics, allowing students to understand the field from a variety of perspectives and offering insight into the ever-growing number of professional opportunies afforded to Spanish language program graduates. The goal of this book...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge