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The Social Origins of Language

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Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


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Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

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Title: Linguistics In The Courtroom
Written By: Roger W. Shuy
Description:

This is a practical guide for both beginning and established linguists who
have been asked by lawyers to address the language issues in their civil
and criminal cases. Author Roger W. Shuy deals with issues of how to become
an expert, how to start and manage a practice of consulting on law cases,
how to work with lawyers, write reports, affidavits, and participate
successfully in depositions, direct examination, and cross examination at
trial. The book also suggests wasy sthat linguists can use their forensic
linguistic experiences in their publications and classroom teaching, along
with suggestions of recent books that forensic linguists may need for their
personal libraries.

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics
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Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0195306643
ISBN-13: 9780195306644
Pages: 160
Prices: U.K. £ 19.99