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  1. Hiphop Literacies

    By Elaine Richardson

    Series: Literacies

    Hiphop Literacies is an exploration of the rhetorical, language and literacy practices of African Americans, with a focus on the Hiphop generation. Richardson analyses the lyrics and discourse of Hiphop, explodes myths and stereotypes about Black culture and language and shows how Hiphop language...

    Published August 16th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Language and Gender

    An Advanced Resource Book

    By Jane Sunderland

    Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics

    Language and Gender: presents an up-to-date introduction to language and gender includes diverse work from a range of cultural, including non-Western, contexts, and represents a range of methodological approaches gathers together influential readings from key names in the discipline, including:...

    Published May 30th 2006 by Routledge

  3. The Language and Sexuality Reader

    Edited by Deborah Cameron, DON KULICK

    The Language and Sexuality Reader is the first of its kind to bring together material from the fields of anthropology, communication studies, linguistics, medicine and psychology in an examination of the role of sexuality in written and spoken language. Organized into thematic sections, the Reader...

    Published April 26th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Language and Region

    By Joan Beal

    Series: Intertext

    Language and Region: provides an accessible guide to regional variation in English covers topical issues including loss of regional diversity and attitudes to regional accents and dialects examines the use of dialect in media, advertising and the tourist industry outlines the main linguistic...

    Published January 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  5. World Englishes

    Edited by Kingsley Bolton, Braj Kachru

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    The study of World Englishes has seen a revolutionary shift during the last twenty years. Before 1980, there was a general assumption within Britain, the United States and many other societies where English was taught, that the primary target was the 'Standard English' of Britain. However, during...

    Published December 8th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Bourdieu and the Sociology of Translation and Interpreting

    Edited by Moira Inghilleri

    Published January 29th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Introducing Social Semiotics

    An Introductory Textbook

    By Theo van Leeuwen

    Introducing Social Semiotics uses a wide variety of texts including photographs, adverts, magazine pages and film stills to explain how meaning is created through complex semiotic interactions. Practical exercises and examples as wide ranging as furniture arrangements in public places and ...

    Published December 12th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Women, Literacy and Development

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    Women's literacy is often assumed to be the key to promoting better health, family planning and nutrition in the developing world. This has dominated much development research and has led to women's literacy being promoted by governments and aid agencies as the key to improving the lives of poor...

    Published August 11th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Women, Men and Language

    A Sociolinguistic Account of Gender Differences in Language, 3rd Edition

    By Jennifer Coates

    Series: Studies in Language and Linguistics

    Women, Men and Language, 3rd Ed provides an up-to-date account of gender differences in language to answer the question: "Do women and men talk differently?" The book takes the reader from an initial "men talk like this; women talk like that" approach to a more nuanced idea of women and men...

    Published August 11th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Languages of the Kimberley, Western Australia

    By William B. McGregor

    The Kimberley, the far north-west of Australia, is one of the most linguistically diverse regions of the continent. Some fifty-five Aboriginal languages belonging to five different families are spoken within its borders. Few of these languages are currently being passed on to children, most of whom...

    Published July 21st 2004 by Routledge