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  1. Rude Britannia

    Edited by Mina Gorji

    Media commentators have noted a rising public tolerance to the use of rude or offensive words in modern English. John Lydon’s obscene outburst on 'I’m a Celebrity…' only provoked a handful of complaints – a muted reaction compared to the furore following his use of the f-word on ...

    Published July 24th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Bilingualism

    An Advanced Resource Book

    By Ng Bee Chin, Gillian Wigglesworth

    Series: Routledge Applied Linguistics

    Bilingualism: introduces students to key issues and themes that include bilingual development and education; and the integration of social and cognitive perspectives uses tasks and examples to equip the reader with the necessary skills and insights to assess and interpret research drawn from...

    Published July 3rd 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Bilingualism Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Li Wei

    The Bilingualism Reader is the definitive reader for the study of bilingualism. Designed as an integrated and structured student resource it provides invaluable editorial material that guides the reader through different sections and covers: definitions and typology of bilingualism language...

    Published December 20th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Global Englishes and Transcultural Flows

    By Alastair Pennycook

    The English language is spreading across the world, and so too is hip-hop culture: both are being altered, developed, reinterpreted, reclaimed. This timely book explores the relationship between global Englishes (the spread and use of diverse forms of English within processes of globalization) and...

    Published December 4th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Language and Globalization

    By Norman Fairclough

    Language and Globalization explores the effects of language in the processes of globalization. Norman Fairclough adopts the approach of combining critical discourse analysis with cultural political economy to develop a new theory of the relationship between discourse and other dimensions of...

    Published October 23rd 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Routledge Companion to Sociolinguistics

    Edited by Carmen Llamas, Louise Mullany, Peter Stockwell

    Series: Routledge Companions

    Have you ever noticed an accent or puzzled over a dialect phrase? Language can be a powerful tool with which one can create a persona; it can be a common ground between people or can be used as a divide between social groups. This Companion is for anyone who is interested in how and why people...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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