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Edited Volumes

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  • Schneider, Britta. (in press). „Von Gutenberg zu Alexa – Posthumanistische Perspektiven auf Sprachideologie“ In: Schmidt-Jüngst, Miriam (ed.) Mensch – Tier – Maschine (Reihe Human Animal Studies). Bielefeld: Transcript.
  • Schneider, Britta & Theresa Heyd. (in press). “Reflecting traditions and inspiring new perspectives – Introduction” In: Schneider, Britta & Theresa Heyd, eds. Bloomsbury World Englishes Paradigms – Reflecting Traditions and Inspiring New Perspectives. London: Bloomsbury.
  • Schneider, Britta. (in press) "The contested role of colonial language ideologies in multilingual Belize." In: Sippola, Eeva & Danae Perez (eds.). Postcolonial Varieties in the Americas. Berlin: de Gruyter.
  • Schneider, Britta (in press). "The multiplex symbolic functions of Spanish in multilingual Belize." In: Leung, Glenda-Alicia, Miki Loschky (eds.) When Creole and Spanish Collide: Language and Cultural Contact in the Caribbean. Leiden/Bosten: Brill.
  • Schneider, Britta and Ferdinand von Mengden. (in preparation). “Modern linguistics – a case of methodological nationalism? Historical perspectives on national discourse and ideologies of monolingualism in epistemes of linguistics.” In: Hamans, Camiel and Hans Henrich Hock (eds.). Language, History, Ideology. The Use and Misuse of Historical-Comparative Linguistics.
  • Saraceni, Mario, Britta Schneider und Christine Bélanger. 2021. "‘Brexit’ and the postnational dimension of English in Europe." In: Kirkpatrick, Andy (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of World Englishes. London: Routledge.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2020. "Language in transnational communities of consumption – indexical functions of English in Third-Wave Coffee Culture." In: Rüdiger, Sofia & Susanne Mühleisen (eds.). Talking about Food – The Social and the Global in Eating Communities. Amsterdam: Benjamins.
  • Schneider, Britta, Theresa Heyd and Ferdinand von Mengden. 2019. "The sociolinguistic economy of Berlin. Cosmopolitan studies of language, diversity and social space." In: Heyd, Theresa, Ferdinand von Mengden & Britta Schneider (eds.) The Sociolinguistic Economy of Berlin. Berlin: de Gruyter
  • Heyd, Theresa & Britta Schneider. 2019. Anglophone communities in Germany: the case of Berlin. In: Hickey, Raymond (ed.) English in the German-Speaking World. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2017. "Community and language in transnational music styles. Symbolic meanings of Spanish in Salsa and Reggaeton." In: Mühleisen, Susanne (ed.). Contested Communities. (Series: Cross/Cultures. Readings in Post/Colonial Literatures and Cultures in English). Leiden/Boston: Brill. 239-260. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2017. “Language choices in Belizean literature: the politics of language in transnational Caribbean space.” In: Gilmour, Rachael and Tamar Steinitz (eds.). Multilingual Currents in Literature, Translation and Culture. London: Routledge. 106-131. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2017. “‘It’s Kriol they’re speaking!’ – Constructing language boundaries in multilingual and ethnically complex communities.” In: Elmiger, Daniel et al. (eds.) Bulletin VALS-ASLA: Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée. Neuchâtel : Institut de Linguistique de l’Université de Neuchâtel. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2016. “Languages of migrants.” In: Wiesand, Andreas J., Kalliopi Chainoglou, Anna Śledzińska-Simon and Yvonne Donders (eds.). Culture and Human Rights – The Wroclaw Commentaries. Berlin: de Gruyter. 216-217.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2016. “Language ideologies beyond ethnicity – observing popular music styles and their potential relevance for understanding processes of endangerment.” In: Pütz, Martin and Neele Mundt (ed.). Vanishing Languages in Context: Ideological, Attitudinal and Social Identity Perspectives. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 133-156.
  • Schneider, Britta. 2014. “‘Oh boy, ¿hablas español?’ – Salsa and the multiple value of authenticity in late capitalism.” In: Lacoste, Véronique, Leimgruber, Jakob and Thiemo Breyer (eds.). Indexing Authenticity: Sociolinguistic Perspectives. FRIAS Linguae & Litterae series. Berlin: de Gruyter. 113-135. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2010. “Deconstructing identity – What does it mean for language rights?” In: Mühleisen, Susanne, Markus Bieswanger and Heiko Motschenbacher, eds. Language in Its Socio-Cultural Context. New Explorations in Gendered, Global and Media Uses. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang. 173-197. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2009. “Hablemos el mismo idioma? Salsa, multilingualism and national monolingual ideology.” In: Stevenson, Patrick and Jenny Carl, eds. Language, Discourse and Identity in Central Europe. Basingstoke: Palgrave. 203-223. 


  • Schneider, Britta. 2020. “Review of Markus Rheindorf and Ruth Wodak. 2020. Sociolinguistic Perspectives in Migration Control. Language Policy, Identity and Belonging. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.“ Zeitschrift für Diskursforschung/ Journal for Discourse Studies June 2020
  • Schneider, Britta. 2019. "Review: Against Uniformitarianism: a book-length contribution to the heated (suspiciously male) ‘Exceptionalism’ debate. McWhorter, John. 2018. The Creole Debate. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press." Pragmatics.Reviews 7.1. 
  • Schneider, Britta. 2015. "Review: Pennycook, Alastair & Emi Otsuji. 2015. Metrolingualism. Language and the City. London: Routledge." Multilingua 35 (5) 

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