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Forthcoming Language and Identity Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    Social Media and the Iranian Election Protests

    By Chris Featherman

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Discourse

    In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that...

    To Be Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. 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 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Violence of Representation (Routledge Revivals)

    Literature and the History of Violence

    Edited by Nancy Armstrong, Leonard Tennenhouse

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this collection of essays brings into focus the history of a specific form of violence – that of representation. The contributors identify representations of self and other that empower a particular class, gender, nation, or race, constructing a history of the west as the...

    To Be Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Development Discourse and Global History

    From colonialism to globalisation

    By Aram Ziai

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    The book describes and analyses the discourse of 'development' over time. It explores the manner in which people have been talking and writing about the topic and the rules according to which they have done it. Using the methods of Michel Foucault, the book traces the origin of development...

    To Be Published September 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Accentism

    Against Accent Discrimination in Schools and Society

    By Pierre Wilbert Orelus

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    Drawing on the scholarly work of sociocultural and postcolonial theorists and testimonios collected from study participants, this book explores accentism, the systemic form of discrimination against people speaking with an accent deviating from the socially constructed standard accent. Orelus...

    To Be Published December 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Dialect Contact in Hawai‘i

    The case of Japanese immigrants

    By Mie Hiramoto

    This book investigates the use of Japanese dialects brought to Hawai‘i by sugar plantation immigrants between 1885 and 1924. Using both qualitative and quantitative sociolinguistic methods, it analyzes adult Japanese immigrants’ oral history records that were collected from the original immigrants...

    To Be Published January 1st 2016 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Hate

    A Corpus Linguistic Analysis of a White Supremacist Web Forum

    By Andrew Brindle

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    In this book, Andrew Brindle analyzes a corpus of texts taken from a white supremacist web forum which refer to the subject of homosexuality, drawing conclusions about the discourses of extremism and the dissemination of far-right hate speech online. The website from which Brindle’s corpus is drawn...

    To Be Published February 1st 2016 by Routledge

  8. Sociolinguistic Variation in China

    Undoing Commonness through Cosmopolitan Mandarin

    By Qing Zhang

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Language and Identity

    Edited by Sian Preece

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    To Be Published February 15th 2016 by Routledge

  10. Queer, Latina/o and Bilingual

    A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography

    By Holly Cashman

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    In this book, Holly R. Cashman presents a sociolinguistic ethnography of gay and lesbian Latinas/os in Phoenix, Arizona, exploring the way that ethnic and sexual identities influence (and are influenced by) language practices. Queer, Latina/o and Bilingual questions the view of ethnicity and sexual...

    To Be Published March 1st 2016 by Routledge