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Forthcoming Sociolinguistics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Multimodal Epistemologies

    Towards an Integrated Framework

    Edited by Arianna Maiorani, Christine Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume develops a new multimodal semiotic approach to the study of communication, examining how multimodal discourse is construed transmedially and interculturally and how new technologies and cultural stances inform communicative contexts across the world. It contributes to current...

    To Be Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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,...

    To Be Published May 4th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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....

    To Be Published May 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Gender and Humor

    Interdisciplinary and International Perspectives

    Edited by Delia Chiaro, Raffaella Baccolini

    Series: Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

    In the mid-seventies, both gender studies and humor studies emerged as new disciplines, with scholars from various fields undertaking research in these areas. The first publications that emerged in the field of gender studies came out of disciplines such as philosophy, history, and literature,...

    To Be Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    To Be Published May 22nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. 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...

    To Be Published May 25th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Literacies in Contemporary Egypt

    Everyday Writing and Political Change

    By Ivan Panovic

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    This book provides an ethnographically grounded description and interpretation of a variety of writing practices, including social media, in contemporary Egypt....

    To Be Published May 31st 2014 by Routledge

  9. 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...

    To Be Published June 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Language, Literacy, and Diversity

    Moving Words

    Edited by Christopher Stroud, Mastin Prinsloo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    The book brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism, and globalization. The collection examines local and global flows of people, language, and literacy in relation to social...

    To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge