The Routledge Handbook Of Language And Culture by Farzad SharifianThe Routledge Handbook Of Language And Culture by Farzad Sharifian

The Routledge Handbook Of Language And Culture

EditorFarzad Sharifian

Hardcover | December 22, 2014

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The Routledge Handbook of Language and Culturepresents the first comprehensive survey of research on the relationship between language and culture. It provides readers with a clear and accessible introduction to both interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies of language and culture, and addresses key issues of language and culturally based linguistic research from a variety of perspectives and theoretical frameworks.

ThisHandbookfeatures thirty-three newly commissioned chapters which

  • cover key areas such as cognitive psychology, cognitive linguistics, cognitive anthropology, linguistic anthropology, cultural anthropology, and sociolinguistics
  • offer insights into the historical development, contemporary theory, research, and practice of each topic, and explore the potential future directions of the field
  • show readers how language and culture research can be of practical benefit to applied areas of research and practice, such as intercultural communication and second language teaching and learning.

Written by a group of prominent scholars from around the globe,The Routledge Handbook of Language and Cultureprovides a vital resource for scholars and students working in this area.

Farzad Sharifian is Professor within the School of Languages, Literatures, Cultures, and Linguistics, and the Director of Language and Society Centre at Monash University, Australia.
Title:The Routledge Handbook Of Language And CultureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:538 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:December 22, 2014Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0415527015

ISBN - 13:9780415527019


Table of Contents

Part 1: Overview and historical background1. Language and Culture: OverviewFarzad Sharifian2. Linguistic Relativity: Precursors and TransformationsJohn LeavittPart 2: Ethnolinguistics3.EthnosyntaxAnna Gladkova4. EthnosemanticsJohn Leavitt5. EthnopragmaticsCliff Goddard with Zhengdao Ye Part 3: Studies of language and culture6. Linguaculture: The language-culture nexus in transnational perspectiveKaren Risager7. Language, Gender and CultureLidia Tanaka8. Language, culture, and contextIstvan Kecskes9. Language, Culture, and PolitenessSara Mills10. Language, Culture, and InteractionPeter Eglin11. Culture and Kinship LanguageDavid B. Kronenfeld12. Cultural SemioticsPeeter Torop13. Culture and translationNigel Armstrong14. Language, Culture and IdentitySandra R. Schecter15. Language and culture history: the contribution of linguistic prehistoryPatrick McConvellPart 4: Language, Culture, and Cognition16. Embodiment, Culture, and LanguageNing Yu17. Culture and Language ProcessingCrystal J. Robinson and Jeanette Altarriba18. Language, Culture, and PrototypicalityFrank Polzenhagen & Xiaoyan Xia19. Language, Culture and ColourDon Dedrick20. Language, Culture, and Spatial CognitionPenelope Brown21.Space, Time and Space-Time: Metaphors, Maps and FusionsChris Sinha and Enrique Bern'ez22. Culture and Language DevelopmentLaura Sterponi and Paul F. Lai23.Language and cultural scriptsAnna Wierzbicka24. Culture and emotional languageJean-Marc DewaelePart 5: Research on language and culture in related disciplines/sub-disciplines25. Language and Culture in SociolinguisticsMeredith Marra26. Language and Culture in Cognitive AnthropologyClaudia StraussPart 6: Language and Culture in Applied Domains27. Language and Culture in Second Language LearningClaire Kramsch28. Writing Across CulturesDwight Atkinson29. Language and Culture in Second Dialect LearningIan Malcolm30. Language and Culture in Intercultural CommunicationHans-Georg Wolf31. World Englishes and Local CulturesAndy KirkpatrickPart 7: Cultural Linguistics: past, present and future directions32. Cultural LinguisticsFarzad Sharifian33. Cultural Linguistics and the future agenda for research on language and cultureRoslyn M. Frank. Index.

Editorial Reviews

"This is a breathtakingly wide-ranging book that reveals the literally thousands of complexities in the study of language and culture. Clearly structured and written by the best experts in the field, it is a milestone in the serious study of the language-culture interface."Zolt¿K¿vecses, E¿tv¿s Lor¿ University, Hungary "As the world becomes increasingly globalised, it's extremely important for people in many different fields to gain a deeper understanding of the interrelationship between language and culture. This Handbook provides a wonderfully broad-ranging¿and stimulating¿exploration of this complex field¿and is likely to become an important reference source for all those working in this area."Helen Spencer-Oatey, University of Warwick, UK "The publisher's copy recommends the Routlege Handbook of Language and Culture as ¿a vital resource for scholars and students interested in language and culture¿. That it certainly is. The coverage is broad and there is much of immediate practical use."Gary Palmer, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA "This volume is an essential addition to any collection focusing on the relationship between language and culture. It is broad in its coverage of a wide range of disciplines such as applied linguistics, anthropology, sociology, cognitive science and so on; yet each chapter is detailed, scholarly and thorough, written by recognised experts in their respective fields...this is an exceptional collection of carefully selected chapters that shed light on a wide range of connected themes and that inspires further research into the complex interphase between culture and language: a must-read for anyone interested in this fascinating topic." Gail Al Hafidh, Higher Colleges of Technology in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, LINGUIST List 27.1132