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Forthcoming Sociolinguistics Books

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 62 forthcoming new books in the subject of Sociolinguistics — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 July 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  3. Language, Society, and New Media

    Sociolinguistics Today

    By Marcel Danesi

    Language, Society, and New Media uses an interdisciplinary approach, integrating frameworks from sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology and emerging strands of research on language and new media, to demonstrate the relationship between language, society, thought, and culture to students with...

    To Be Published July 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Modern Arabic Sociolinguistics

    Diglossia, variation, codeswitching, attitudes and identity

    By Abdulkafi Albirini

    This up-to-date textbook overviews and evaluates the major approaches and methods used in Arabic sociolinguistic research with respect to diglossia, codeswitching, language variation, language attitudes, and social identity. Modern Arabic Sociolinguistics outlines the main research findings in...

    To Be Published August 6th 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Discourse of Ethics and Equity in Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Shanta Nair-Venugopal

    This book examines the notions of ethics and equity in relation to language and communication in intercultural relations, notions that, although often discussed, are not always addressed with regard to specific subjects. Much intercultural discourse dialogue of recent times has been coloured by...

    To Be Published August 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Urban Schools and English Language Education in Late Modern China

    A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography

    By Miguel Pérez-Milans

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    Shortlisted for the 2014 BAAL Book Prize This book explores the meaning of modernization in contemporary Chinese education. It examines the implications of the implementation of reforms in English language education for experimental-urban schools in the People’s Republic of China. Pérez-Milans...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Language of Inclusion and Exclusion in Immigration and Integration

    Edited by Marlou Schrover, Willem Schinkel

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This collection provides an overview of some of the most relevant concepts in the study of the language of inclusion and exclusion, specifically with a view to the functioning of nation-state categories. Categorizations, words, and phrases are constantly renewed with the intention to exclude (...

    To Be Published August 14th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Literacy, Place, and Pedagogies of Possibility

    By Barbara Comber

    Series: Expanding Literacies in Education

    How can teachers ensure a pedagogy of possibility underpinned by social justice, and what has literacy got to do with this? This book explores the positive synergies between critical literacy and place-conscious pedagogy. Through rich classroom research it introduces and demonstrates how a...

    To Be Published August 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent...

    To Be Published August 21st 2015 by Routledge