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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 28 new and published books in the subject of Multilingualism — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Language Mixing and Code-Switching in Writing

    Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse

    Edited by Mark Sebba, Shahrzad Mahootian, Carla Jonsson

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    "Code-switching," or the alternation of languages by bilinguals, has attracted an enormous amount of attention from researchers. However, most research has focused on spoken language, and the resultant theoretical frameworks have been based on spoken code-switching. This volume presents a...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Multilingualism, Discourse, and Ethnography

    Edited by Sheena Gardner, Marilyn Martin-Jones

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    Over the last twenty years, sociolinguistic research on multilingualism has been transformed. Two processes have been at work: first, an epistemological shift to a critical ethnographic approach, which has contributed to a larger turn toward post-structuralist perspectives on social life. Second,...

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Reflexivity in Language and Intercultural Education

    Rethinking Multilingualism and Interculturality

    Edited by Julie S. Byrd Clark, Fred Dervin

    Series: Routledge Studies in Language and Intercultural Communication

    With the impact of accelerated globalization, digital technologies, mobility, and migration, the fields of Applied Linguistics, Language, and Intercultural Education have been shifting. One shift in need of further exploration is that of systematic and coherent reflexivity in researching language...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European...

    Published January 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Urban Schools and English Language Education in Late Modern China

    A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography

    By Miguel Pérez-Milans

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book explores the meaning of modernization in contemporary Chinese education. It examines the implications of the implementation of reforms in English language education for experimental-urban schools in the People’s Republic of China. Pérez-Milans sheds light on how national, linguistic, and...

    Published April 16th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent...

    Published March 22nd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Translingual Practice

    Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations

    By Suresh Canagarajah

    Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Bilingualism in Schools and Society

    Language, Identity, and Policy

    By Sarah J. Shin

    This book is an introduction to the social and educational aspects of bilingualism. It presents an overview of a broad range of sociolinguistic and political issues surrounding the use of two languages, including code-switching in popular music, advertising, and online social spaces. It offers a...

    Published August 25th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism

    Edited by Marilyn Martin-Jones, Adrian Blackledge, Angela Creese

    Series: Routledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics

    The Routledge Handbook of Multilingualism provides a comprehensive survey of the field of multilingualism for a global readership, and an overview of the research which situates multilingualism in its social, cultural and political context. The handbook includes an introduction and five sections...

    Published May 31st 2012 by Routledge

  10. Bilingual Pre-Teens

    Competing Ideologies and Multiple Identities in the U.S. and Germany

    By Janet M. Fuller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This volume examines the connection between socio-economic class and bilingual practices, a previously under-researched area, through looking at differences in bilingual settings that are classified as "immigrant" or "elite" and are thus linked to socio-economic class categories. Fuller chooses for...

    Published May 22nd 2012 by Routledge