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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 February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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 April 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. 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 14th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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

  10. 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 July 2nd 2015 by Routledge