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Cotterill, Janet

The Language of Sexual Crime

Cotterill, Janet - The Language of Sexual Crime, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Rape as Social Activity: an Application of Investigative Linguistics
Tim Grant, Jessica Woodhams

2. The Elicitation of a Confession: Admitting Murder but Resisting an Accusation of Attempted Rape
Susan Berk-Seligson

3. ‘Just Good Friends’: Managing the Clash of Discourses in Police Interviews with Paedophiles
Kelly Benneworth

4. The Questioning of Child Witnesses by the Police and in Court: a Linguistic Comparison
Michelle Aldridge

5. The Language of Consent in Rape Law
Peter M. Tiersma

6. The Repertoire of Complicity vs. Coercion: the Discursive Trap of the Rape Trial Protocol
Diane Ponterotto

7. Normative Discourses and Representations of Coerced Sex
Susan Ehrlich

8. Purposes, Roles and Beliefs in the Hostile Questioning of Vulnerable Witnesses
Ester S. M. Leung, John Gibbons

9. The Victim as ‘Other’: Analysis of the Language of Acquittal Decisions in Sexual Offences in the Israeli Supreme Court
Bryna Bogoch

10. Sentencing Sexual Abuse Offenders: Sex Crimes and Social Justice
Clare MacMartin, Linda A. Wood

11. When Rape is (not quite) Rape
Annabelle Mooney

12. At the Hands of the Brothers: a Corpus-based Lexico-grammatical Analysis of Stance in Newspaper Reporting of Child Sexual Abuse Cases
Anne O’Keeffe, Michael J. Breen

Keywords: Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Fundamentals of Law, Law, general, Forensic Psychology, Semantics

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
260 pages
Category
Languages
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230592780
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-28006-3

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