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Different Tongues

by Patrick A. McCarthy

Different Tongues (Why Children Code Switch?) is a valuable book that gives us answers to endless questions that we have as parents who wish to raise bilingual children: Will teaching the child two languages...

The Promised Landing

by Bart Windrum

The Promised Landing: A Gateway to Peaceful Dying provides a new context for understanding our dying experiences as shaped by western culture. Learn to identify and distinguish between the various dying situations...

The Novel Entrepreneur

by Sally Bendersky

Stop juggling overwhelm, stress, uncertainty, contradiction, distrust, and more. Become the leader – the novel entrepreneur – of your life! 

All of us have ingrained, unconscious beliefs that limit our...

Material Discourse—Materialist Analysis

by Veit Schwab, Johannes Beetz, Roberto Leiser Baronas & Jean-Jacques Courtine et al.

Material Discourse – Materialist Analysis explores the entanglement of material realities and discourse and shows how a materialist discourse analysis can be put into practice.

A cognate concern for language...

Tracing Language Movement in Africa

by Ericka A. Albaugh & Kathryn M. de Luna

The great diversity of ethnicities and languages in Africa encourages a vision of Africa as a fragmented continent, with language maps only perpetuating this vision by drawing discrete language groups. In reality,...

An Introduction to Multilingualism

by Florian Coulmas

This book offers an introduction to the many facets of multilingualism in a changing world. It begins with an overview of the multiplicity of human languages and their geographic distribution, before moving...

Dialogues with Ethnography

by Dr. Jan Blommaert

This book persuasively argues the case that ethnography must be viewed as a full theoretical system, rather than just as a research method. Blommaert traces the influence of his reading of classic works about...

Narratives of Immigration and Language Loss

by Maris R. Thompson

This book examines narratives of anti-German sentiment and language loss from German American communities in southwestern, Illinois. During World War I and II, government sponsored Americanization campaigns...

Listening Up, Writing Down, and Looking Beyond

by Susan Gingell & Wendy Roy

Listening Up, Writing Down, and Looking Beyond is an interdisciplinary collection that gathers the work of scholars and performance practitioners who together explore questions about the oral, written, and...

Faith and Language Practices in Digital Spaces

by Dr. Andrey Rosowsky

This volume shares the results of research conducted within and across the complex nexus of language, religion and new technologies. It identifies the dynamic and mobile ways religious practice and language...

Bilingual Childcare

by Victoria Benz

This ethnographic study explores aspects of bilingual education in two early childhood German–English education centres in Australia. Using various sources of data and multiple methods of analysis, it investigates...

Translating for the Community

by Mustapha Taibi

Written by translation practitioners, teachers and researchers, this edited volume is a much-needed contribution to the under-researched area of community translation. Its chapters outline the specific nature...

Repairing the Broken Surface of Talk

by Gail Jefferson, Paul Drew & Jorg Bergmann

This book is a collection of studies of corrections and repair in conversation, by Gail Jefferson, co-founder of the field of Conversation Analysis and one of its foremost researchers. Throughout her career,...

Scripts of Servitude

by Beatriz P. Lorente

This book examines how language is a central resource in transforming migrant women into transnational domestic workers. Focusing on the migration of women from the Philippines to Singapore, the book unpacks...

The Quotable Guide to Punctuation

by Stephen Spector

This book makes punctuation more fun and easier to learn than traditional approaches do. It teaches the natural way, by example: each lesson begins with quotes that exemplify good punctuation and sentence structure....


by Shana Poplack

Studies of bilingual behavior have been proliferating for decades, yet short shrift has been given to its major manifestation, the incorporation of words from one language into the discourse of another. This...

Narratives of East Asian Women Teachers of English

by Gloria Park

This book is a powerful narrative of how six women experienced their lives alongside their desire to overcome the challenging and empowering nature of the English language. The volume shares who they are as...

Language, Education and Neoliberalism

by Mi-Cha Flubacher & Alfonso Del Percio

This edited volume presents an empirical account of how neoliberal ideas are adopted on the ground by different actors in different educational settings, from bilingual education in the US, to migrant work...

Deceptive Ambiguity by Police and Prosecutors

by Roger W. Shuy

Much has been written about how criminal suspects, defendants, and the targets of undercover operations employ ambiguous language as they interact with the legal system. This book examines the other side of...

Becoming Diasporically Moroccan

by Lauren Wagner

Questions persist about post-migrant generations and their sense of belonging in one homeland or another. As descendants of migrants, ‘second’ and further generations often struggle to establish an unproblematic...