Skip to Content

Books by Subject

Sociolinguistics Books

You are currently browsing 131–140 of 227 new and published books in the subject of Sociolinguistics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

For books that are not yet published; please browse forthcoming books.

New and Published Books – Page 14

  1. The Status of Everyday Life (Routledge Revivals)

    A Sociological Excavation of the Prevailing Framework of Perception

    By Fiona Mackie

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1985, this reissue indicates the extent to which our basic perceptual structure is bound to and limited by a particular underlying perceptual patterning. Fiona Mackie reaches deeper even than the Habermasian approach to rationality by tracing an underlying structuring of...

    Published February 8th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Introducing Sociolinguistics

    2nd Edition

    By Miriam Meyerhoff, Miriam Meyerhoff

    This second edition of Miriam Meyerhoff’s highly successful textbook is supported by the Routledge Sociolinguistics Reader and online resources common to both books. It provides a solid, up-to-date appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of the field covering foundation issues, recent advances...

    Published February 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  3. Political Language and Metaphor

    Interpreting and changing the world

    Edited by Terrell Carver, Jernej Pikalo

    Series: Routledge Innovations in Political Theory

    Until a century ago, a metaphor was just a mere figure of speech, but since the development of discourse analysis a metaphor has become more than merely incidental to the content of the arguments or findings. Students and scholars in political studies know the importance of metaphors in electoral...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Language and Intercultural Communication Reader

    Edited by Zhu Hua

    Language is key to understanding culture, and culture is an essential part of studying language. This reader focuses on the interplay between Language and Intercultural Communication. Reflecting the international nature of the field, this reader covers a wide range of language and cultural...

    Published January 28th 2011 by Routledge

  5. The World's Major Languages

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Bernard Comrie

    This volume features over fifty of the world's languages and language families. The featured languages have been chosen based on the number of speakers, their role as official languages and their cultural and historical importance. Each language is looked at in depth, and the chapters provide...

    Published January 5th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Ethnography and Language Policy

    Edited by Teresa L. McCarty

    Illuminating, through ethnographic inquiry, how individual agents "make" language policy in everyday social practice, this volume advances the growing field of language planning and policy using a critical sociocultural approach. From this perspective, language policy is conceptualized not only as...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  7. Language and Cognition in Bilinguals and Multilinguals

    An Introduction

    By Annette M.B. de Groot

    Psycholinguistics – the field of science that examines the mental processes and knowledge structures involved in the acquisition, comprehension, and production of language – had a strong monolingual orientation during the first four decades following its emergence around 1950. The awareness that a...

    Published November 15th 2010 by Psychology Press

  8. Semantics and Pragmatics of False Friends

    By Pedro J. Chamizo-Domínguez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book approaches the topic of false friends from a theoretical perspective, arguing that false friends carry out a positive role as a cognitive device, mainly in literature and jokes, and suggesting some pragmatic strategies in order to restore the original sense of a text/utterance when a...

    Published November 9th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Sociophonetics

    A Student's Guide

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Malcah Yaeger-Dror

    Sociophonetics: a student’s guide provides a practical ‘how-to’ manual that will give students a clear understanding of the technical and theoretical advances in acoustic phonetics, speech perception, and recording technology which is essential for sociolinguistic research. Balancing theory,...

    Published October 27th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Becoming Biliterate

    Identity, Ideology, and Learning to Read and Write in Two Languages

    By Bobbie Kabuto

    Through the real-life context of one child learning to be bilingual and biliterate, this book raises questions and provides a context for pre-service and practicing teachers to understand and reflect on how children learn to read and write in multiple languages. Highlighting the social and...

    Published July 28th 2010 by Routledge