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  1. Dictionary of Jargon (Routledge Revivals)

    By Jonathon Green

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak (Routledge Revivals, 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and...

    Published August 19th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Vernacular Universals and Language Contacts

    Evidence from Varieties of English and Beyond

    Edited by Markku Filppula, Juhani Klemola, Heli Paulasto

    Series: Routledge Studies in Germanic Linguistics

    In this book, contributors have been brought together to discuss the role of two major factors shaping the grammars of different varieties of English (and of other languages) all over the world: so-called vernacular universals and contact-induced change. Rather than assuming a general typological...

    Published August 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Doing Critical Literacy

    Texts and Activities for Students and Teachers

    By Hilary Janks, Kerryn Dixon, Ana Ferreira, Stella Granville, Denise Newfield

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    Compelling and highly engaging, this text shows teachers at all levels how to do critical literacy in the classroom and provides models for practice that can be adapted to any context. Integrating social theory and classroom practice, it brings critical literacy to life as a socio-cultural...

    Published July 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Global Intercultural Communication Reader

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, Jing Yin

    The Global Intercultural Communication Reader is the first anthology to take a distinctly non-Eurocentric approach to the study of culture and communication. In this expanded second edition, editors Molefi Kete Asante, Yoshitaka Miike, and Jing Yin bring together thirty-two essential readings for...

    Published June 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Language in Late Capitalism

    Pride and Profit

    Edited by Alexandre Duchêne, Monica Heller

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book examines the ways in which our ideas about language and identity which used to be framed in national and political terms as a matter of rights and citizenship are increasingly recast in economic terms as a matter of added value. It argues that this discursive shift is connected to...

    Published June 7th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Irish Language in Ireland

    From Goídel to Globalisation

    By Diarmait Mac Giolla Chríost

    Series: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    This book comprises the first complete treatment of the Irish language in social context throughout the whole of Ireland, with a particular focus on contemporary society. The possibilities and limitations of the craft of language planning for the revival of the Irish language are outlined and the...

    Published June 1st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Palestinian-Israeli Contact and Linguistic Practices

    By Nancy Hawker

    Series: Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series

    Offering insight into linguistic practices resulting from different kinds of Palestinian-Israeli contact, this book examines a specific conceptualisation of the link between the political and economic contexts and human practices, or between structure and agency, termed "articulation". The...

    Published May 28th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Data Collection in Sociolinguistics

    Methods and Applications

    By Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs, Gerard Van Herk

    This edited volume provides up-to-date, succinct, relevant, and informative discussion about methods of data collection in sociolinguistic research. It covers the main areas of research design, conducting research, and sharing data findings with longer chapters and shorter vignettes written by a...

    Published May 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Analysing 21st Century British English

    Conceptual and Methodological Aspects of the 'Voices' Project

    Edited by Clive Upton, Bethan Davies

    The Voices project of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a recent high-profile media investigation, gathered contemporary English dialect samples from all over the UK and invited contributions from the public to a dedicated website. This book explores both issues of ideology and representation...

    Published May 16th 2013 by Routledge