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Routledge has an illustrious history in research and reference publishing. You can explore this area of the site to learn more about our featured research, reference, monographs, handbooks and major works in English Language & Applied Linguistics. In addition, you can visit one of following areas for broad representation of our reference publishing program:

Recent Research & Reference Articles

  1. The Discourse of Culture and Identity in National and Transnational Contexts

    NEW  This collection examines and uses discourse to promote a better understanding of culture and identity, with the primary goal of advancing an understanding of how discourse can be used to examine social and linguistic issues. Many of the contributions explore how the formation of culture and identity is shaped by national and transnational issues, such as migration, immigration, technology, and language policy.

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  2. Language Testing and Assessment

    NEW  This new four-volume collection from Routledge captures this burgeoning field by offering a cogent and comprehensive state-of-the-art coverage of the very best material. The volumes have been conceptualized both as a scholarly contribution in terms of theories and research as well as a practical guide in terms of test development in the field of language testing and assessment.

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  3. Discourses of Ideology and Identity

    NEW  In this monograph, Chris Featherman adopts a discourse analytical approach to explore the ways in which social movement ideologies and identities are discursively constructed in new and old media. In the context of his argument, Featherman also considers current debates surrounding the role that technologies play in democracy-building and global activist networks.

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  4. The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting

    NEW  The Routledge Handbook of Interpreting provides a comprehensive survey of the field of interpreting for a global readership. The handbook includes an introduction and four sections with thirty one chapters by leading international contributors.

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  5. Systemic Functional Linguistics

    NEW  Systemic Functional Linguistics is a functional model of language inspired by the work of Saussure, Hjelmslev, Whorf, and Firth. SFL was developed by Michael Halliday and his colleagues in the 1960s and has grown into a widely studied and research field, with growing interest in China, Latin America, and North America. This new five-volume collection from Routledge focuses on the foundational papers underlying SFL theory and practice and illustrative papers that have inspired succeeding work.

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  6. Language, Corpus and Empowerment

    NEW  Language, Corpus and Empowerment applies a novel corpus-driven approach to the exploration of the concept of empowerment in healthcare. The book proposes an innovative corpus-based methodology for finding evidence of empowerment in language use, using data from a video intervention delivered to families of deaf children, as well as assessing the effects of the intervention on the family.

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  7. Metonymy and Language

    Series of the Month: Routledge Studies in Linguistics

    Routledge Studies in Linguistics is March's Series of the Month! The series is composed of several celebrated titles, one of which, Metonymy and Language, published in December. 

    In honor of Routledge Studies in Linguistics, all titles from this series are 20% off until the end of March. To apply the discount, enter XRK51 at checkout.

  8. tandf ebooks

    Rediscover tandfebooks.com

    Our newly updated ebook platform, tandfebooks.com, is celebrating its transformation by making over 150 titles free-to-view from 30 subject areas until the end of April. These free titles include five key English Language & Linguistics books. 

  9. Routledge Handbooks Online

    Sign up for a free trial of Routledge Handbooks Online

    Our new platorm, Routledge Handbooks Online, is a fantastic resource providing access to hundreds of chapters from handbooks across dozens of subject areas, including linguistics. Check out our librarian resources and sign up for a free trial today!

  10. English for Academic Purposes

    NEW  English for Academic Purposes focuses on the types of English learners encounter and use in academic or study situations, usually in higher education contexts, and on the teaching and learning of academic English. It also focuses on the types of English and forms of communication used by academics in research settings.

    Find out more and recommend this 4 volume collection to your librarian!

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