Series Editor: Marilyn Martin-Jones, University of Birmingham and MOSAIC Centre for Research on Multilingualism, UK
Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism is devoted to the publishing of original research, of global scope and relevance, which incorporates critical and post-structuralist perspectives. The series also seeks to reflect different strands of empirical work which are interpretive, ethnographic and multimodal in nature and which embrace new epistemologies and new research methods.
Latino Practices, Identities and Ideologies
This volume brings together scholars in sociolinguistics and the sociology of new media and mobile technologies who are working on different social and communicative aspects of the Latino diaspora. There is new interest in the ways in which migrants negotiate and renegotiate identities through...
To Be Published October 31st 2014 by Routledge
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
A Critical Sociolinguistic Ethnography
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
The Case of Haiti
This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language...
To Be Published June 30th 2014 by Routledge
Pride and Profit
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 October 16th 2011 by Routledge
Approaches to Mixed-Language Written Discourse
"Code-switching," or the alternation of languages by bilinguals, has attracted an enormous amount of attention from researchers. However, most research has focused on spoken language, and the resultant theoretical frameworks have been based on spoken code-switching. This volume presents a...
Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge
The book brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism, and globalization. The collection examines local and global flows of people, language, and literacy in relation to social...
To Be Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge
Over the last twenty years, sociolinguistic research on multilingualism has been transformed. Two processes have been at work: first, an epistemological shift to a critical ethnographic approach, which has contributed to a larger turn toward post-structuralist perspectives on social life. Second,...
Published May 8th 2012 by Routledge
Plural Identities and Classroom Practice
Teaching in Two Languages is an ethnographic study of linguistic and social practices in a bilingual Corsican school. Drawing on traditions of research in linguistic anthropology and sociolinguistic studies of classroom discourse and power, the emphasis of this book is on the way the...
To Be Published December 31st 2014 by Routledge