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  1. Lesbian Discourses

    Images of a Community

    By Veronika Koller

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Lesbian Discourses is the first book-length treatment of lesbian text and discourse. It looks at what changing images of community American and British lesbian authors have communicated since 1970, how this change can be traced in texts such as pamphlets, magazines and blogs, and why this...

    Published June 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Language and Culture

    Reflective Narratives and the Emergence of Identity

    Edited by David Nunan, Julie Choi

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This state-of-the-art exploration of language, culture, and identity is orchestrated through prominent scholars’ and teachers’ narratives, each weaving together three elements: a personal account based on one or more memorable or critical incidents that occurred in the course of learning or using a...

    Published March 8th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Crosslinguistic Influence in Language and Cognition

    By Scott Jarvis, Aneta Pavlenko

    A cogent, freshly written synthesis of new and classic work concerning crosslinguistic influence, or "transfer," this book will become the authoritative account of transfer in second-language learning and its consequences for language and thought. Transfer in both production and comprehension is...

    Published February 24th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Encyclopedia of the World's Endangered Languages

    By Christopher Moseley

    The concern for the fast-disappearing language stocks of the world has arisen particularly in the past decade, as a result of the impact of globalization. This book appears as an answer to a felt need: to catalogue and describe those languages, making up the vast majority of the world's six...

    Published January 4th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Ethnolinguistic Diversity and Education

    Language, Literacy and Culture

    Edited by Marcia Farr, Lisya Seloni, Juyoung Song

    In recent decades, the linguistic and cultural diversity of school populations in the United States and other industrialized countries has rapidly increased along with globalization processes. At the same time, schooling as it is currently constituted continues to be ineffective for large numbers...

    Published November 25th 2009 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics Around the World

    Edited by Martin J. Ball

    Drawing on examples from a wide range of languages and social settings, The Routledge Handbook of Sociolinguistics Around the World is the first single-volume collection surveying current and recent research trends in international sociolinguistics. With over thirty chapters written by leading...

    Published November 16th 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Linguistics of Laughter

    A Corpus-Assisted Study of Laughter-Talk

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    The Linguistics of Laughter examines what speakers try to achieve by producing ‘laughter-talk’ (the talk preceding and eliciting an episode of laughter) and, by using abundant examples from language corpora, what hearers are signalling when they produce laughter. In particular, Alan Partington...

    Published October 13th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Language and Power

    A Resource Book for Students

    By Paul Simpson, Andrea Mayr

    Series: Routledge English Language Introductions

    Routledge English Language Introductions cover core areas of language study and are one-stop resources for students. Assuming no prior knowledge, books in the series offer an accessible overview of the subject, with activities, study questions, sample analyses, commentaries and key readings – all...

    Published September 28th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Swearing in English

    Bad Language, Purity and Power from 1586 to the Present

    By Tony McEnery

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    Do men use bad language more than women? How do social class and the use of bad language interact? Do young speakers use bad language more frequently than older speakers? Using the spoken section of the British National Corpus, Swearing in English explores questions such as these and considers at...

    Published September 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Bilingualism and Multilingualism

    Edited by Li Wei

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Although scientific studies of the language behaviour of polyglots began to appear in the nineteenth century, it is only in the last fifty years or so that bilingualism and multilingualism have been recognized as crucial areas of linguistic research. This new four-volume collection from Routledge...

    Published July 30th 2009 by Routledge