I first learned that linguistic knowledge mattered at the age of four. I began my academic career in a tough primary school in Paddington, London, where I was regularly bullied for my non-Cockney accent. When the bullying got too much, my parents moved me to a posh preparatory school in St. John's Wood, where I was regularly bullied because my accent was not upper class enough. ...Read more
The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders examines the full range of developmental and acquired communication disorders and provides the most up-to-date and comprehensive guide to the epidemiology, aetiology and clinical features of these disorders.
This is the first anthology of translation studies edited by two leading
Chinese scholars in the field published in the English speaking world. The
essays deal with translation studies in a global/local context and from a
Chinese perspective. Such cutting edge theoretic topics as globalisation,
postcolonial theory, diaspora writing, polysystem theory, and East-West
comparative literature and culture studies are discussed in an in-depth and