Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics offers the reader an understanding of the key innovations and challenges in core areas of Applied Linguistics and provides a strong personal view of where the field is heading from a leading academic in the field.
Each book in the series is written by a specially commissioned author with expertise in a given topic who discusses a current and controversial issue surrounding contemporary language use and points the way forward in that area.
Offering a cutting edge focus that carries the authority of an expert in the field and blending a clearly written and accessible outline of what we know about the field, where it is heading and the challenges involved, the books in this series are essential reading for those researching, teaching, and studying in applied linguistics.
July 01, 2020
Innovations and Challenges in Grammar traces the history of common understandings of what grammar is and where it came from to demonstrate how ‘rules’ are anything but fixed and immutable. In doing so, it deconstructs the notion of ‘correctness’ to show how grammar changes over time thereby...
Carmen Rosa Caldas-Coulthard
April 07, 2020
Innovations and Challenges: Women, Language and Sexism brings together an outstanding collection of essays from internationally recognised researchers to recontextualise some of the questions raised by feminist thinkers 40 years ago. By taking linguistically mediated violence as a central topic,...
February 25, 2020
Innovations and Challenges in Language Learning Motivation provides a cutting-edge perspective on the latest challenges and innovations in language learning motivation, incorporating numerous examples and cases in mainstream psychology and in the field of second language acquisition. Drawing on...
Alastair Pennycook, Sinfree Makoni
August 01, 2019
Innovations and Challenges in Applied Linguistics from the Global South provides an original appraisal of the latest innovations and challenges in applied linguistics from the perspective of the Global South. Global South perspectives are encapsulated in struggles for basic, economic, political and...