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On the Offensive

By Karen Stollznow

On the Offensive " This book sheds light on the derogatory phrases, insults, slurs, stereotypes, tropes and more that make up linguistic discrimination. Each chapter addresses a different area of prejudice: race and ethnicity; gender identity; sexuality; religion; health and disability; physical appearance; and age."

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The Oxford Handbook of Languages of the Caucasus

By Maria Polinsky

The Oxford Handbook of Languages of the Caucasus "an introduction to and overview of the linguistically diverse languages of southern Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, and Armenia. Though the languages of the Caucasus have often been mischaracterized or exoticized, many of them have cross-linguistically rare features found in few or no other languages."

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Journal Information

Title: Multilingua. Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
Description: Editor: Richard J. Watts

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"Multilingua" is an international interdisciplinary journal aimed at the enhancement of cross-cultural understanding through the study of interlanguage communication. To this end it publishes articles in fields as diverse as:

- cross-cultural differences in linguistic politeness phenomena - variety in what is traditionally regarded as one culture - conversational style - linguistic description of nonstandard oral varieties of language - strategies for the organization of verbal interaction - intracultural linguistic variety - communication breakdown - translation and interpretation - information technology - methods of managing and using multilingual tools.

"Multilingua" further publishes research notes, reports, review articles, short reviews, and announcements of upcoming events.

"Multilingua" occasionally appears as a special issue, covering a specific topic in one of its fields.

"Multilingua" is a peer-reviewed journal of international scope.

ISSN: 0167-8507; 1613-3684
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
General Linguistics
Language Specialty: English