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Linguistics

  • Language, Literacy, and Technologyby Richard Kern

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 79.00

    Language, Literacy, and Technology explores how technology matters to language and the ways we use it. more...

  • Rethinking Language, Mind, and Meaningby Scott Soames

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00

    In this book, Scott Soames argues that the revolution in the study of language and mind that has taken place since the late nineteenth century must be rethought. The central insight in the reigning tradition is that propositions are representational. To know the meaning of a sentence or the content of a belief requires knowing which things it represents... more...

  • Uncertain Futuresby Ignasi Clemente

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    This book examines children and young people’s attempts to participate in conversations about their own treatment throughout uncertain cancer trajectories, including the events leading up to diagnosis, treatment, remission, relapse, and cure or death. Clearly and compellingly written, Clemente provides new methods for examining cancer communication,... more...

  • Uncertain Futuresby Ignasi Clemente

    Wiley 2015; US$ 99.95

    This book examines children and young people’s attempts to participate in conversations about their own treatment throughout uncertain cancer trajectories, including the events leading up to diagnosis, treatment, remission, relapse, and cure or death. Clearly and compellingly written, Clemente provides new methods for examining cancer communication,... more...

  • The Disappearing Dictionaryby David Crystal

    Pan Macmillan 2015; US$ 11.74

    Wherever you go in the English-speaking world, there are linguistic riches from times past awaiting rediscovery. All you have to do is choose a location, find some old documents, and dig a little. In The Disappearing Dictionary, linguistics expert Professor David Crystal collects together delightful dialect words that either provide an insight... more...

  • Narrative and Identity Construction in the Pacific Islandsby Farzana Gounder

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Post-structural and post-modern theories have understood the concept of gender as a “fictitious” element rooted exclusively in a linguistic reality (see Butler, 1990), constituted by an illusory metaphysic of substances. Therefore, for these schools, “there is no gender identity behind the expression of gender” and consequently,... more...

  • Corpus-based Studies of Lesser-described Languagesby Amina Mettouchi; Martine Vanhove; Dominique Caubet

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    For a long time, Toolbox has been the most used software dedicated to text annotation in the community of field linguists, especially for African linguistics. However, its limitations, and the growing need to pair text and sound, have made it important to find another solution to text annotation. This paper, aimed at a readership of information technology... more...

  • South Pacific Englishesby Carolin Biewer

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 149.00

    Second-language varieties of English in the South Pacific have received scant attention, until now. This monograph offers the first book-length analysis of the sociolinguistics and morphosyntax of three representatives of South Pacific L2 English in comparison ? two of which have never been described linguistically. The book describes the spread of... more...

  • Language Racismby Jean-Jacques Weber

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book discusses a new breed of racism, namely language racism, which is spreading both in the USA and in Europe, as well as other parts of the world. The book is a manifesto promoting a more positive view of linguistic and cultural diversity. more...

  • Mapping Applied Linguisticsby Christopher J. Hall; Patrick H. Smith; Rachel Wicaksono

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 50.95

    Mapping Applied Linguistics: A Guide for Students and Practitioners provides an innovative and wide-ranging introduction to the full scope of applied linguistics. Incorporating both socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives, the book maps the diverse and constantly expanding range of theories, methods and issues faced by students and practitioners... more...