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Sociolinguistics

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A beginner's guide to language and gender
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In this revised and updated 2nd edition of her pioneering textbook, Allyson Jule offers fresh insights into the study of language and gender for those...
Scripts of servitude
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This book examines how language is a central resource in transforming migrant women into transnational domestic workers. Focusing on the migration of ...

Learning pragmatics from native and nonnative language teachers
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This book deals with intercultural pragmatics and how both nonnative teachers (NNTs) and native teachers (NTs) may enhance their classroom instruction...
Conversational repair and human understanding
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Humans are imperfect, and problems of speaking, hearing and understanding are pervasive in ordinary interaction. This book examines the way we 'repair...

An introduction to bilingualism
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The study of bilingualism and all of its aspects - from theory and models to social approaches and their practical applications - forms the cornerston...
Language learning, gender and desire
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For many Japanese women, the English language has never been just another school subject. For them, English is the tool of identity transformation and...

Keywords
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Raymond Williams' seminal exploration of the history of meaning of some of the most important words in the English language.First published in 1976, a...
The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...

A rulebook for arguments
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A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated a...
Sounds appealing
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It's not what you say, it's the way that you say it ... There have long been debates about 'correct' pronunciation in the English language, and Brit...

Swear!ng is g*od f*r you
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Swearing, it turns out, is an incredibly useful part of our linguistic repertoire. Not only has some form of swearing existed since the earliest human...
The Cambridge handbook of linguistic multi-competence
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How are two or more languages learned and contained in the same mind or the same community? This handbook presents an up-to-date view of the concept o...

Teaching and researching language and culture
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Language and culture are concepts increasingly found at the heart of developments in applied linguistics and related fields. Taken together, they can ...
Reading between the signs
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In Reading Between the Signs, Anna Mindess provides a perspective on a culture that is not widely understood - American Deaf culture. With the collabo...

Rhetoric
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Rhetoric is often seen as a synonym for shallow, deceptive language, and therefore as something negative. But if we view rhetoric in more neutral term...
Sociolinguistics
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This Very Short Introduction deals with the social life of language: language in its sociocultural context. The field ranges from micro-analyses to b...

Multiculturalism
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A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and The Politics of Recognition, this paperback brings together an even wider range of l...
Photojournalism
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This book explores the role of photographs in newspapers and online news, analyzing how meanings are made in images and exploring text-image relations...

The stories of linguistics
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What is the nature of human language? How did it originate? How are different languages connected?Exploring over two thousand years of human enquiry, ...
Words and the First World War
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An illustrated analytical study, Words and the First World War considers the situation at home, at war, and under categories such as race, gender and...