Sociolinguistics

    Russian Speakers in Post-Soviet Latvia

    By Ammon Cheskin

    Hardback £14.45

    By using Russian-speakers in Latvia as a specific case study, this volume also offers a fresh methodological approach to the study of discourses and discursive strategies. It outlines a coherent methodology to study the evolution of discourses over time, rather than a single de-contextualised and static time period.

    Negotiating and Contesting Identities in Linguistic Landscap

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    This collection represents contemporary perspectives on important aspects of research into the language in the public space, known as the Linguistic Landscape LL, with the focus on the negotiation and contestation of identities. From four continents, and examining vital issues across North America, Africa, Europe and Asia, scholars with notable...

    Intercultural Communication

    By Ingrid Piller

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    Combining perspectives from discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, the second edition of this popular textbook provides students with an up-to-date overview of the field of intercultural communication.

    New Register of Caribbean English Usage

    By Richard Allsopp

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    Caribbean English Usage shows the contribution of homeland British English to Caribbean English Creoles which spread across the Anglophone Caribbean as it merged with the hundreds of West African languages introduced during transatlantic slavery to form those English-based Creoles.

    Truth About Language

    By Michael C. Corballis

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    Evolutionary science has long viewed language as, basically, a fortunate accident a crossing of wires that happened to be extraordinarily useful, setting humans apart from other animals and onto a trajectory that would see their brains and the products of those brains become increasingly complex. But as Michael C. Corballis...

    Beginner's Guide to Language and Gender

    By Allyson Jule

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    In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insight into the study of language and gender for those new to the subject. Students will gain a thorough grounding in theoretical and practical perspectives on gender and language in the workplace, media, education, world...

    Talking About Global Migration

    By Theresa Catalano

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    This book features stories from interviews with over 70 migrants from 41 countries, examining the language they use when talking about their migration experiences. The book interprets common themes from the stories using metaphor and metonymy analysis to lead to more nuanced understandings of migration that have implications for language...

    International English

    By Peter Trudgill

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    From Singapore to Scotland, Canada to the Channel Islands, Namibia to New Zealand and beyond, International English takes you on a fascinating journey through the varieties of English spoken around the world. Comparisons across the varieties provide a comprehensive guide to differences in phonetics, phonology, grammar and vocabulary, making this...

    Diversity and Super-Diversity

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    Sociocultural linguistics has long conceived of languages as well-bounded,separate codes. But the increasing diversity of languages encountered by most people in their daily lives challenges this conception. This volume takes stock of the increasing diversity of linguistic phenomena and more.

    Cultural Politics of English as an International Language

    By Alastair Pennycook

    Paperback Save £2.79 = £32.20

    "This edition reissued in Routledge Translation Classics series 2017."

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