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Linguistics

  • Multilingualism: A Very Short Introductionby John C. Maher

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    John C. Maher explains why societies everywhere have become more multilingual, despite the disappearance of hundreds of the world languages. He considers our notion of language as national or cultural identities, and discusses why nations cluster and survive around particular languages even as some territories pursue autonomy or nationhood. more...

  • Critical Humanist Perspectivesby Adrian Pablé

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The present book is a collection of scholarly reflections on the theme of humanism from an integrational linguistic perspective. It studies humanist thought in relation to the philosophy of language and communication underpinning it and considers the question whether being a ?humanist? binds one to a particular view of language. The contributions... more...

  • Discourse: The Basicsby Angela Goddard; Neil Carey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 24.95

    Humans are social animals and are constantly interacting with each other through conversation, written communication, symbols and other expressions . Discourse: The Basics is an accessible and engaging introduction to the analysis of those interactions and the many forms and meanings they can take. The book draws on a range of international case... more...

  • The Monologic Imaginationby Matt Tomlinson; Julian Millie

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 38.99

    The pioneering work of Bakhtin has led scholars to see all discourse as "dialogical." Contributors to this volume argue that something is overlooked with this focus. Many speakers, especially in political and religious contexts, craft monologues-single-voiced statements to which the only expected response is agreement or faithful replication. more...

  • Language and Lawby Alan Durant; Janny HC Leung

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Language plays an essential role both in creating law and in governing its implementation. Providing an accessible and comprehensive introduction to this subject, Language and Law: describes the different registers and genres that make up spoken and written legal language and how they develop over time; analyses real-life examples drawn... more...

  • Merchants of Innovationby Esther-Miriam Wagner; Bettina Beinhoff; Ben Outhwaite

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The series Studies in Language Change presents empirically based research that extends knowledge about historical relations among the world's languages without restriction to any particular language family or region. While not devoted explicitly to theoretical explanations, the series hopes to contribute to the advancement in understandings... more...

  • Empirical Translation Studiesby Gert De Sutter; Marie-Aude Lefer; Isabelle Delaere

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 114.99

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Nominal Apposition in Indo-Europeanby Brigitte L. M. Bauer

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 137.99

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Handbuch Sprache in Politik und Gesellschaftby Kersten Sven Roth; Martin Wengeler; Alexander Ziem

    De Gruyter 2017; US$ 206.99

    Die Handbuchreihe vermittelt Wissen über sprachliche Zusammenhänge in prägnanter Form. Dabei geht sie von den sprachlichen Phänomenen selbst aus, nicht von linguistischen Teildisziplinen. Neben systematischen Beschreibungen von Laut und Gebärde bis zum Diskurs werden historische, soziale und multimodale Konstellationen von Sprache behandelt,... more...

  • Global Englishes and Change in English Language Teachingby Nicola Galloway

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 19.95

    Global Englishes and Change in English Language Teaching  analyses the impact of current ELT practice, bringing together research from the fields of Global Englishes and ELT to provide suggestions for the implementation of a Global Englishes for Language Teaching curriculum. Calling for a critical re-examination of ELT to ensure that classroom practice... more...