The Routledge handbook of forensic linguistics

Richard Coulthard (Editor), Alison Johnson

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Abstract

The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics provides a unique work of reference to the leading ideas, debates, topics, approaches and methodologies in Forensic Linguistics.

Forensic Linguistics is the study of language and the law, covering topics from legal language and courtroom discourse to plagiarism. It also concerns the applied (forensic) linguist who is involved in providing evidence, as an expert, for the defence and prosecution, in areas as diverse as blackmail, trademarks and warning labels.

The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics includes a comprehensive introduction to the field written by the editors and a collection of thirty-seven original chapters written by the world’s leading academics and professionals, both established and up-and-coming, designed to equip a new generation of students and researchers to carry out forensic linguistic research and analysis.

The Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics is the ideal resource for undergraduates or postgraduates new to the area.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherRoutledge
Number of pages702
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-203-85560-7
ISBN (Print)978-0-415-46309-6, 978-0-415-83723-1
Publication statusPublished - 3 Mar 2010

Publication series

NameRoutledge Handbooks in Applied Linguistics
PublisherRoutledge

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