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New and Published Books

  1. Translation and Linguistic Hybridity

    Constructing World-View

    By Susanne Klinger

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies, it explores how linguistic hybridity contributes to the reader’s construction of the...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published December 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Language and Masculinities

    Performances, Intersections, Dislocations

    Edited by Tommaso M. Milani

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    This volume showcases cutting-edge research in the linguistic and discursive study of masculinities, comprising the first significant edited collection on language and masculinities since Johnson and Meinhof’s 1997 volume. Overall, the chapters are linked together by a critical analytical...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Women, Language and Linguistics

    Three American Stories from the First Half of the Twentieth Century

    By Julia S. Falk

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    Rather than the standard American story of an increasingly triumphant march of scientific inquiry towards structural phonology, Women, Language and Linguistics reveals linguistics where its purpose was communication; the appeal of languages lay in their diversity; and the authority of language lay...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Language and Linguistic Diversity in the US

    An Introduction

    By Susan Tamasi, Lamont Antieau

    This highly engaging textbook presents a linguistic view of the history, society, and culture of the United States. It discusses the many languages and forms of language that have been used in the US – including standard and nonstandard forms of English, creoles, Native American languages, and...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora

    Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies

    Edited by Rosina Márquez Reiter, Luisa Martín Rojo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through...

    Published November 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge