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  1. 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

  2. Ethnocentrism and the English Dictionary

    By Phil Benson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Linguistics

    This unique work challenges the assumption that dictionaries act as objective records of our language, and instead argues that the English dictionary is a fundamentally ethnocentric work. Using theoretical, historical and empirical analyses, Phil Benson shows how English dictionaries have filtered...

    Published April 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Linguistics of Political Argument

    The Spin-Doctor and the Wolf-Pack at the White House

    By Alan Partington

    Series: Routledge Advances in Corpus Linguistics

    This book examines the relationship between the White House, in the person of its press secretary, and the press corps through a linguistic analysis of the language used by both sides. A corpus was compiled of around fifty press briefings from the late Clinton years. A wide range of topics are...

    Published April 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Russianness

    Edited by Risto Alapuro, Arto Mustajoki, Pekka Pesonen

    Series: Routledge Advances in Sociology

    In today’s world where other cultures are being tapped to a greater extent than ever before, the processes of mixing and matching are especially relevant in making sense of Russia. Not only do borrowing and assimilation, interaction between the familiar and the alien, constitute a venerable...

    Published March 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Languages and Dialects in the U.S.

    Focus on Diversity and Linguistics

    Edited by Marianna Di Paolo, Arthur K. Spears

    Languages and Dialects in the U.S. is a concise introduction to linguistic diversity in the U.S. for students with little to no background in linguistics. The goal of the editors of this collection of fourteen chapters, written by leading experts on the language varieties discussed, is to offer...

    Published March 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. White Hip Hoppers, Language and Identity in Post-Modern America

    By Cecelia Cutler

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book examines language and identity among White American middle and upper-middle class youth who affiliate with Hip Hop culture. Hip Hop youth engage in practices that range from the consumption of rap music and fashion to practices like MC-ing (writing and performing raps or "rhymes"), DJ-ing...

    Published February 20th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Language of Inclusion and Exclusion in Immigration and Integration

    Edited by Marlou Schrover, Willem Schinkel

    Series: Ethnic and Racial Studies

    This collection provides an overview of some of the most relevant concepts in the study of the language of inclusion and exclusion, specifically with a view to the functioning of nation-state categories. Categorizations, words, and phrases are constantly renewed with the intention to exclude (...

    Published February 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Proper English

    First published in 1991. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics

    A Guide for Students

    By Eric Friginal, Jack Hardy

    In the last decade, the availability of corpora and the technological advancements of corpus tools have increased dramatically. Applied linguists have greater access to data from around the world and in a variety of languages through websites, blogs, and social networking sites, and there is a high...

    Published January 21st 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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