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Forthcoming Books

  1. 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 January 4th 2015 by Routledge

  2. I. A. Richards (Routledge Revivals)

    His Life and Work

    By John Paul Russo

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    A pioneering critic, educator, and poet, I. A. Richards (1893-1979) helped the English-speaking world decide not only what to read but how to read it. Acknowledged "father" of New Criticism, he produced the most systematic body of critical writing in the English language since Coleridge. His method...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Newspeak (Routledge Revivals)

    A Dictionary of Jargon

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    George Orwell coined the term ‘Newspeak’ for his novel 1984, the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries – selected from the slangs and...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    To Be Published April 6th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Sara Mills, Abolaji S. Mustapha

    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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Globalising Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Dick Smakman, Patrick Heinrich

    This book focuses on lesser known sociolinguistic systems, from regions of Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, South America, the Caucasus, Slavic regions and the European Mediterranean and specific speech communities and challenges the predominance of mainstream sociolinguistic theories. The specialist...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical, Ethnographic Study in Haiti

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Multilingualism and the Chinese Diaspora

    Edited by Li Wei

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    In this volume, Li Wei brings together contributions from well-known and emerging scholars in socio- and anthropological linguistics working on different linguistic and communicative aspects of the Chinese diaspora. The project examines the Chinese diasporic experience from a global, comparative...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Studies in the Phonology of Colloquial English (RLE: English Language)

    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 studied provide significant insights into linguistic varieties and their inter-relationship as a phonological system...

    To Be Published July 2nd 2015 by Routledge