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  1. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication

    Edited by Jane Jackson

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Language and Intercultural Communication constitutes a comprehensive introduction to the multidisciplinary field of intercultural communication, drawing on the expertise of leading scholars from diverse backgrounds. The Handbook is structured in five sections and covers...

    Published August 29th 2013 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...

    Published August 19th 2013 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...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, Jing Yin

    The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Language in Late Capitalism

    Pride and Profit

    Edited by Alexandre Duchêne, Monica Heller

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book examines the ways in which our ideas about language and identity which used to be framed in national and political terms as a matter of rights and citizenship are increasingly recast in economic terms as a matter of added value. It argues that this discursive shift is connected to...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Battle over Spanish between 1800 and 2000

    Language & Ideologies and Hispanic Intellectuals

    Edited by Luis Gabriel-Stheeman, José del Valle

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This book examines the way in which a group of key Spanish and Latin American intellectuals of the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries discussed the concept of the Spanish language. The contributors analyse the ways in which these discussions related to the construction of national identities and...

    Published November 13th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Language and History in Adorno's Notes to Literature

    By Ulrich Plass

    Series: Studies in Philosophy

    Plass argues that Adorno’s essays on literature are of prime importance for an understanding of his aesthetics because they challenge the conceptual limitations of philosophical discourse....

    Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Teaching and Researching: Language and Culture

    2nd Edition

    By Joan Kelly Hall

    Series: Applied Linguistics in Action

    Language and culture are concepts increasingly found at the heart of developments in applied linguistics and related fields. Taken together, they can provide interesting and useful insights into the nature of language acquisition and expression. In this volume, Joan Kelly Hall gives a...

    Published July 7th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Travel Writing

    By Carl Thompson

    Series: The New Critical Idiom

    An increasingly popular genre – addressing issues of empire, colonialism, post-colonialism, globalization, gender and politics – travel writing offers the reader a movement between the familiar and the unknown. In this volume, Carl Thompson: introduces the genre, outlining competing...

    Published May 12th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Evaluating Adam Smith

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Adam Smith is well recognized as the forefather of modern economics, but his success can be attributed not only to what he wrote but also to his use of language. In this exciting new book, Willie Henderson shows how Smith engaged creatively in writing about the economy, and analyzes the extent to...

    Published March 25th 2009 by Routledge