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New and Published Books

  1. 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 August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Dialects of Italy

    Edited by Dr Martin Maiden, Martin Maiden, Mair Parry

    This book makes accessible the major structural features of the dialects of Italy and emphasises the importance of a detailed understanding of the dialects for issues in general linguistic theory. Selected contents include: * Phonology * Morphology * Syntax * Lexis * The Dialect Areas *...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Global Englishes

    A Resource Book for Students, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Jenkins

    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 August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Language Mixing and Code-Switching in Writing

    Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse

    Edited by Mark Sebba, Shahrzad Mahootian, Carla Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    "Code-switching," or the alternation of languages by bilinguals, has attracted an enormous amount of attention from researchers. However, most research has focused on spoken language, and the resultant theoretical frameworks have been based on spoken code-switching. This volume presents a...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Multilingualism, Discourse, and Ethnography

    Edited by Sheena Gardner, Marilyn Martin-Jones

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    Over the last twenty years, sociolinguistic research on multilingualism has been transformed. Two processes have been at work: first, an epistemological shift to a critical ethnographic approach, which has contributed to a larger turn toward post-structuralist perspectives on social life. Second,...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Language of Global Development

    A Misleading Geography

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development and Society

    Terms such as "Third World", "developing countries" and "Global South" are ubiquitous in the discipline of development studies, but they are often poorly defined, ideologically weighted and misleading. Taking an intellectual history approach, this book examines the most commonly used spatial terms...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Warring with Words

    Narrative and Metaphor in Politics

    Edited by Michael Hanne, William D. Crano, Jeffery Scott Mio

    Series: Claremont Symposium on Applied Social Psychology Series

    Scholars in many of the disciplines surrounding politics explicitly utilize either a narrative perspective or a metaphor perspective (though rarely the two in combination) to analyze issues -- theoretical and practical, domestic and international -- in the broad field of politics. Among the topics...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Translation and Violent Conflict

    Edited by Moira Inghilleri, Sue-Ann Harding

    First Published in 2010. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition

    Learning to Use Language in Context

    By Kimberly L. Geeslin, Avizia Yim Long

    Sociolinguistics and Second Language Acquisition is a comprehensive textbook that bridges the gap between the fields of sociolinguistics and second language acquisition, exploring the variety of ways in which social context influences the acquisition of a second language. It reviews basic...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Time and Space in Literacy Research

    Edited by Catherine Compton-Lilly, Erica Halverson

    Literacy researchers interested in how specific sites of learning situate students and the ways they make sense of their worlds are asking new questions and thinking in new ways about how time and space operate as contextual dimensions in the learning lives of students, teachers, and families....

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge