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Major Works: Forthcoming Language & Linguistics

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

Forthcoming Books

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  1. Archaeology and Place-Names and History

    An Essay on Problems of Co-ordination

    By F.T. Wainwright

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    In the period A.D. 400-1100, perhaps more than in any other, it is necessary to bring together the results of historical, archaeological and place-name studies. Each provides information that is either badly preserved or not preserved at all in the other two, but it is not always realised how great...

    To Be Published October 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Cybernetics and the Philosophy of Mind

    By Kenneth Sayre

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    This book, published in 1976, presents an entirely original approach to the subject of the mind-body problem, examining it in terms of the conceptual links between the physical sciences and the sciences of human behaviour. It is based on the cybernetic concepts of information and feedback and on...

    To Be Published October 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. English for Academic Purposes

    Edited by Helen Basturkmen

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) 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...

    To Be Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Systemic Functional Linguistics

    Edited by James R Martin, Yaegan Doran

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    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...

    To Be Published March 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Language Testing and Assessment

    Edited by Antony John Kunnan

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    Most scholars consider the birth of modern language testing as a field of study to be the year 1961 with the publication of Robert Lado’s book Language Testing and John Carroll’s chapter ‘Fundamental Considerations in Language Testing’. In the decades since it has grown in scope into a deeper and...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Language Isolates

    Edited by Stefan Georg

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    This collection brings together articles which deal with the 'language isolates' of the world. 'Isolated' languages are languages without any known relatives, languages which are not demonstrably part of any 'language family', with Etruscan, Basque and Ainu being arguably some of the...

    To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language, Politics and Diversity in China CC 4V

    Edited by Fengyuan Ji

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    To Be Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Language Policy and Planning

    Edited by Thomas Ricento

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Phonetics in English Language Teaching

    Edited by Paul Carley

    Series: Logos Studies in Language and Linguistics

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Applied Linguistics

    Edited by Jeff Connor-Linton

    Series: Critical Concepts in Linguistics

    To Be Published August 15th 2015 by Routledge

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