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The book examines the social consequences of courtroom talk through detailed investigation of the cross-examination of three Australian Aboriginal boys in the case against six police officers charged with their abduction. Critical sociolinguistic analysis shows how courtroom talk, with its related assumptions about how language works, can serve to legitimize neocolonial control over Indigenous people. Key features textbook suitable for use in courses on sociolinguistics, sociology of law, forensic linguistics, and postcolonial studies affordable paperback edition for students

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ISBN:
9783110204834
Author:
Eades, Diana
Publisher:
Walter de Gruyter
Contributor:
Heller, Monica (EDT)
Contributor:
Watts, Richard J. (EDT)
Subject:
Discrimination in criminal justice administra
Subject:
Cross-examination - Australia
Subject:
Criminal Law - General
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Law : General
Series:
Language, Power and Social Process [Lpsp]
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
20090231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
389

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