Books Reviews

ASELS members are encouraged to send their reviews or their books  for review and consideration in the Society journal:  Arab World English Journal(AWEJ).  Additionally AWEJ will publish a special addition of selected and peer-reviewed papers from any annual ASELS conferences.

Please check our guides for Book Review Submission


List of Books Reviews:

 


Marmaduke Pickthall Reinstated: What Canon?

Author: Ebtisam A. Sadiq
Title of the Book: Marmaduke Pickthall Reinstated: What Canon?
Year of Publication: 2016
Publisher: Singapore: Partridge
Number of Pages: xxiv + 200
Reviewer:  Dr. May A. Witwit, Hon. Research Fellow University of Bedfordshire, UK

 

Mobile Learning: languages, literacies and cultures

Aubook revew 2thor:  Mark Pegrum
Book: Mobile Learning: languages, literacies and cultures
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Year of publication: 2014
Place of publication, London, UK
Pages: 569
Reviewers: Jabreel Asghar & Pir Suhail Sarhandi
King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia

Papers in Arabic/English Translation Studies 1: An Applied Perspective

AuFarhalthor: Mohammed Farghal et al.
Title of Book: Papers in Arabic/English Translation Studies 1: An Applied Perspective.
Year of Publication: 2015
 Publisher: The Jordanian Translators’ Association, JordanNumber of Pages: 281
Reviewer: Dr. Ahmad Al-Harahsheh, Yarmouk University,Translation Dept.                           

Research Design, Creating Robust Approaches for the Social Sciences

Autstephnehor: Stephen Gorard
Title of the Boo
k: Research Design, Creating Robust Approaches for the Social Sciences
Year of Publication
: 2013
Publisher: Sage, United Kibgdom
Number of Pages
: 232
Reviewer:
Dr. Nadia Idri, Faculty of Arts and Languages,                                                                                                                University of Bejaia

Social Science Research: From Field to Desk

AutSocial Science Research From Field to Deskhor: Barbara Czarniawska
Title of Book: Social Science Research: From Field to Desk
Year of Publication: 2014
Publisher: Sage, United Kingdom
Number of pages: 175
Reviewer: Dr. Nadia Idri

 

The Teaching Gap

The Teaching GapAuthors: James W. Stigler and James Hiebert
Book: The Teaching Gap
Year of publication: 1997
Place of publication: Free Press: A Division of Simon and Schuster,Inc. , New York.
Number of pages: 179
Reviewer:  Dr. Sabah Salman Sabbah

 

Rethinking academic writing pedagogy for the European University

RethinkAuthor: Ruth Breeze
Title of Book: Rethinking academic writing pedagogy for the European University
Year of Publication: 2012

Publisher: Amsterdam: Rodopi
180 Pages
Reviewer: Dr. Khairi Obaid Al-Zubaydi
Language Academy, University Technology Malaysia(UTM)  International  Campus, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia                                          
                                                             

The Language, Society and Power Reader

The Language, Society and Power Reader
The Language, Society and Power Reader
Edited by Annabelle Mooney, Jean Stilwell Peccei, Suzanne LaBelle,
Berit Engøy Henriksen, Eva  Eppler, Anthea Irwin, Pia Pichler, Satori Soden
Published February 24th, 2011 by Routledge – 378 pages
Reviewed by Krishna Bista, Arkansas State University, USA

 

Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language

Handbook of the Neuroscience of LanguageTitle: Handbook of the Neuroscience of Language
Authors: Brigitte Stemmer & Harry A. Whitaker (Editors)
Hardcover: 512 pages
Publisher & Publishing Location: Academic Press; 1stedition, London.
Language: English
Year of Publication: April 2, 2008

Global English and Arabic: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity

EditoAhmad Alrs:  Ahmad Al-Issa and Laila S. Dahan
Title of Book: Global English and Arabic: Issues of Language, Culture, and Identity
Year of Publication: 2011

Place of Publication: New York
Publisher: Peter Lang
Pages: 366