Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System / Edition 1

Forensic Linguistics: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System / Edition 1

by John Gibbons
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631212477

ISBN-13: 9780631212478

Pub. Date: 02/10/2003

Publisher: Wiley

Forensic Linguistics is an introduction to the fascinating interface between language and the law.

  • Provides an integrated and fully theorized understanding of language and law issues.
  • Contains many helpful examples from genuine legal contexts and texts.
  • Discusses linguistic sources of disadvantage before the law, particularly for ethnic

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Overview

Forensic Linguistics is an introduction to the fascinating interface between language and the law.

  • Provides an integrated and fully theorized understanding of language and law issues.
  • Contains many helpful examples from genuine legal contexts and texts.
  • Discusses linguistic sources of disadvantage before the law, particularly for ethnic minorities, children and abused women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631212478
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/10/2003
Series:
Language in Society Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor’s Preface.

Examples and Conventions.

1. Introduction: The Law And Language.

2. Literacy And The Law.

3. The Pursuit Of Precision.

4. Interaction And Power.

5. Telling The Story.

6. Communication Issues In The Legal System.

7. Language And Disadvantage Before The Law.

8. Bridging The Gap.

9. Law On Language.

10. Linguistic Evidence.

References.

Index of Legal Cases and Legislation.

Index.

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