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Title: Forensic Linguistics
Subtitle: An Introduction to Language in the Justice System
Written By: John Gibbons
Description:

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.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics
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Versions:
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0631212477
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 29.95
U.K. £ 17.99

 
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0631212469
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 352
Prices: U.S. $ 64.95
U.K. £ 55.00