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  1. 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 15th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Urban Schools and English Language Education in Late Modern China

    A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography

    By Miguel Pérez-Milans

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This book explores the meaning of modernization in contemporary Chinese education. It examines the implications of the implementation of reforms in English language education for experimental-urban schools in the People’s Republic of China. Pérez-Milans sheds light on how national, linguistic, and...

    Published April 15th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Language and Identity in Englishes

    By Urszula Clark

    Language and Identity in Englishes examines the core issues and debates surrounding the relationship between English, language and identity. Drawing on a range of international examples from the UK, US, China and India, Clark uses both cutting-edge fieldwork and her own original research to give a...

    Published April 4th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Framing Languages and Literacies

    Socially Situated Views and Perspectives

    Edited by Margaret R. Hawkins

    In this seminal volume leading language and literacy scholars clearly articulate and explicate major social perspectives and approaches in the fields of language and literacy studies. Each approach draws on distinct bodies of literature and traditions and uses distinct identifiers, labels, and...

    Published April 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  5. Bilingual Education and Language Policy in the Global South

    Edited by Jo Arthur Shoba, Feliciano Chimbutane

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

    This volume considers a range of ways in which bilingual programs can make a contribution to aspects of human and economic development in the global South. The authors examine the consequences of different policies, programs, and pedagogies for learners and local communities through recent...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  6. Stories and Social Media

    Identities and Interaction

    By Ruth E. Page

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book examines everyday stories of personal experience that are published online in contemporary forms of social media. Taking examples from discussion boards, blogs, social network sites, microblogging sites, wikis, collaborative and participatory storytelling projects, Ruth Page explores how...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  7. An Introduction to Sociolinguistics

    4th Edition

    By Janet Holmes

    Series: Learning about Language

    Sociolinguistics is the study of the interaction between language and society. In this classic introductory work, Janet Holmes examines the role of language in a variety of social contexts, considering both how language works and how it can be used to signal and interpret various aspects of social...

    Published January 27th 2013 by Routledge

  8. English Language Pedagogies for a Northeast Asian Context

    Developing and Contextually Framing the Transition Theory

    By Michael Hadzantonis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

    This book investigates, from a sociocultural, linguistic, and pedagogical perspective, the conceptual and pragmatic frameworks that characterize secondary language learning in a Northeast Asian context. Hadzantonis contextualizes these salient domains through an engagement with social and cultural...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Translingual Practice

    Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations

    By Suresh Canagarajah

    Translingual Practice: Global Englishes and Cosmopolitan Relations introduces a new way of looking at the use of English within a global context. Challenging traditional approaches in second language acquisition and English language teaching, this book incorporates recent advances in multilingual...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Adolescent Literacies and the Gendered Self

    (Re)constructing Identities through Multimodal Literacy Practices

    Edited by Barbara J. Guzzetti, Thomas Bean

    Today’s youth live in the interface of the local and the global. Research is documenting how a world youth culture is developing, how global migration is impacting youth, how global capitalism is changing their economic and vocational futures, and how computer-mediated communication with the world...

    Published November 20th 2012 by Routledge