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Forthcoming Sociolinguistics Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    Edited by Christopher J. Jenks, Jackie Lou, Aditi Bhatia

    This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and...

    To Be Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Language of Branding

    Theory, Strategies, and Tactics

    By Dawn Lerman, David Luna, Robert J. Morais

    The Language of Branding: Theory, Strategies, and Tactics will teach marketing students how to use language successfully to improve brand value and influence consumer behavior. Luna and Lerman are among only a few researchers who take a multidisciplinary perspective on the ways language...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism

    Edited by Marilyn Martin-Jones, Adrian Blackledge, Angela Creese

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism provides a comprehensive survey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overview of the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural and political context. The handbook includes an introduction and five sections...

    To Be Published May 11th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. Doing Sociolinguistics

    A practical guide to data collection and analysis

    By Miriam Meyerhoff, Erik Schleef, Laurel MacKenzie

    Doing Sociolinguistics: A practical guide to data collection and analysis provides an accessible introduction and guide to the methods of data collection and analysis in the field of sociolinguistics. It offers students the opportunity to engage directly with some of the foundational and more...

    To Be Published June 16th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Canadian English

    A Sociolinguistic Perspective

    By James A. Walker

    This textbook is the only one of its kind to introduce the study of Canadian English in the context of basic concepts of linguistics and sociolinguistics. The book provides foundational information on linguistic principles and on the different branches of sociolinguistics, ranging from the...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 July 2nd 2015 by Routledge