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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 48.95
By looking at the effect of language difference, rather than at theories of language, John Edwards examines the interaction of language with nationalism, politics, history, identity and education. He illustrates his arguments with a rangew of examples, from recent attempts to revive and preserve languages such as Irish and Basque, to the argument... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 43.95 US$ 30.77
Although telecom companies are battling for survival, technology is moving forward. In research laboratories around the world, powerful new technologies are being developed that will shape tomorrow's communications world. Telecosmos will look at the many different telecom concepts that will be adopted by both consumers and businesses in the years ahead. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95
When Race Counts investigates the use of race-conscious practices in social policy in Britain and America. It questions the distinction between affirmative action and preferential treatment, and evaluates the effectiveness of a range of education and employment policies designed to counteract both unintended and direct discrimination against ethnic... more...
- Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95
Provides comprehensive coverage of language contact in classroom settings. This work presents an analysis of the sources and implications of social disadvantage, since the nonstandard dialects that children bring with them to school - and the unfavourable perceptions of these dialects - have traditionally given rise to educational difficulties. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 49.95
The central concern in this book is the relationship between language and group identity, a relationship that is thrown into greatest relief in ?minority? settings. Since much of the current interest in minority languages revolves around issues of identity politics, language rights and the plight of ?endangered? languages, one aim of the book is to... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00
The first book to highlight the most pressing sociology-of-language themes of our times. All of which have to do with the twin issues of power and identity . Important evidence and illustrations bearing upon these matters are provided and supplemented by an extensive bibliography. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
In this Very Short Introduction, John Edwards offers the most up-to-date brief overview available of sociolinguistics, with side trips into the sociology of language and psycholinguistics. more...