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Forthcoming Sociolinguistics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Languages in Migratory Settings

    Place, Politics, and Aesthetics

    Edited by Alison Phipps, Rebecca Kay

    Research on migration has often focused on push and pull factors; and on the mobilities which drive migration. What has often received less attention, and what this book recognises, is the importance of the creative activities which occur when strangers meet and settle for long periods of time in...

    To Be Published June 5th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Globalising Sociolinguistics

    Challenging and Expanding Theory

    Edited by Dick Smakman, Patrick Heinrich

    This book challenges the predominance of mainstream sociolinguistic theories by focusing on lesser known sociolinguistic systems, from regions of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the European Mediterranean, and Slavic regions as well as specific speech communities such as those speaking...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Language, Identity and Conflict

    A Comparative Study of Language in Ethnic Conflict in Europe and Eurasia

    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    This innovative study of language and identity in recent and contemporary cases of ethnic conflict in Europe and Eurasia sets out a response to the limitations in the fields of linguistics and political science. Using examples of language policy and planning in conflict situations, it examines the...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Japanese Bankers in the City of London

    Language, Culture and Identity in the Japanese Diaspora

    By Junko Sakai

    The globalisation of the present day world economy means that more and more people are experiencing different cultures through their work. Focusing on the real experiences of workers in Japanese transnational finance companies, this book not only throws light on this specific case, but at the same...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English

    By K. R. Lodge

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1984, presents a series of analysis of colloquial spoken language, to illustrate some of the variety of phonological features of British English. These studies provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada

    By Mark M. Orkin

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London

    By William Matthews

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Phonology of a South Durham Dialect

    Descriptive, Historical, and Comparative

    By Harold Orton

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    This book, first published in 1933, examines the dialect of the people of Byers Green in County Durham. Orton explores the possible reasons behind why the dialect has signs of external influences, and the ways in which it differs to the dialects of other populations in County Durham. This title...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  10. A History of English

    By Barbara M. H. Strang

    Series: Routledge Library Edition: The English Language

    A History of English, first published in 1970, is a book for beginners in linguistic history. This title examines the changes in English language speech and writing over a period of almost 2000 years, whilst also exploring more recent changes within the author’s living memory. This title aims to...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge