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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Proper English

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

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Global English Slang

    Methodologies and Perspectives

    Edited by Julie Coleman

    Global English Slang brings together nineteen key international experts and provides a timely and essential overview of English slang around the world today. The book illustrates the application of a range of different methodologies to the study of slang and demonstrates the interconnection...

    Published January 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Communicating

    The Multiple Modes of Human Communication, 2nd Edition

    By Ruth Finnegan

    Many accounts of human communication suggest that we are limited to communicating through words, visual images, the mass media and by digital means. This perspective underestimates the multisensory qualities of much of our human interconnecting and the multiple sounds, touches, sights and material...

    Published December 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Metaphor and the Dynamics of Knowledge

    By Sabine Maasen, Peter Weingart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought

    This book opens up a new route to the study of knowledge dynamics and the sociology of knowledge. The focus is on the role of metaphors as powerful catalysts, and the book dissects their role in the construction of theories of knowledge. It is of vital interest to social and cognitive scientists...

    Published December 16th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Communicating Beyond Language

    Everyday Encounters with Diversity

    By Betsy Rymes

    This new book offers a timely and lively appraisal of the concept of communicative repertoires, resources we use to express who we are when in dialogue with others. Each chapter describes and illustrates the communicative resources humans deploy daily, but rarely think about – not only the multiple...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge