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Forthcoming Language and Culture Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Translation and Localisation in Video Games

    By Miguel Á. Bernal-Merino

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This book is a multidisciplinary study of the translation and localisation of video games. It offers a descriptive analysis of the industry – understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment – and aims to explain the norms governing present industry practices, as well as game localisation...

    To Be Published September 16th 2014 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 October 31st 2014 by Routledge

  3. Translation and Linguistic Hybridity

    Constructing World-View

    By Susanne Klinger

    Series: Routledge Advances in Translation Studies

    This volume outlines a new approach to the study of linguistic hybridity and its translation in cross-cultural writing. By building on concepts from narratology, cognitive poetics, stylistics, and film studies, it explores how linguistic hybridity contributes to the reader’s construction of the...

    To Be Published November 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. A Sociolinguistics of Diaspora

    Latino Practices, Identities, and Ideologies

    Edited by Rosina Márquez Reiter, Luisa Martín Rojo

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through...

    To Be Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Language and Linguistic Diversity in the US

    An Introduction

    By Susan Tamasi, Lamont Antieau

    This highly engaging textbook presents a linguistic view of the history, society, and culture of the United States. It discusses the many languages and forms of language that have been used in the US – including standard and nonstandard forms of English, creoles, Native American languages, and...

    To Be Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture

    Edited by Farzad Sharifian

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culture presents the first authoritative survey of research on the relationship between language and culture. Providing readers with a clear and accessible introduction to both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies of language and culture, it offers...

    To Be Published November 25th 2014 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 such as New Guinea, Alaska and the Gaelic area and challenges the predominance of...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Discourses of the Developing World

    Researching problems, complexities and aspirations

    By Shi-xu, Kwesi Kwaa Prah, María Laura Pardo

    Against the large body of discourse scholarship emanating from the Western cosmopolitan centres, this volume offers a development-centred approach to unfamiliar, marginalised or otherwise disadvantaged discourses of the Third world or the global South. By leading researchers based in Asia, Africa...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 March 31st 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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