Working In Language And Law: A German Perspective by H. KniffkaWorking In Language And Law: A German Perspective by H. Kniffka

Working In Language And Law: A German Perspective

byH. Kniffka

Hardcover | August 22, 2007

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Working in Language and Law is a detailed account of the forensic linguistic work done by the author in the last 35 years. It provides exemplary insights into an ever-expanding field of expert testimony, focusing on the situation in Germany since the seventies and covering all major areas of the field.
HANNES KNIFFKA is Professor of General and Applied Linguistics at Bonn University, Germany. He has published articles on sociolinguistics, 'culture-contrastive' and anthropological linguistics, text linguistics and forensic linguistics., and his books includeElements of Culture-Contrastive Linguistics(1995) andRecent Developments in Fo...
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Title:Working In Language And Law: A German PerspectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:291 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.87 inPublished:August 22, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230551424

ISBN - 13:9780230551428

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List of Figures Foreword by R.Shuy Acknowledgements Introduction PART 1: THE INTERDISCIPLINARY STATUS OF FORENSIC LINGUISTICS 'Forensic Linguistics': Its Relatives and Neighbours. An Interdisciplinary Perspective PART 2: FORENSIC LINGUISTIC RESEARCH IN GERMANY IN THE PAST The Linguist as an Expert Witness in German Courts. A View from the 1970s Status and Tasks of 'Forensic Linguistic Authorship Analysis' 'Shibboleths' as Data of Linguistic Behavior PART 3: ONGOING RESEARCH IN FORENSIC LINGUISTICS IN GERMANY Libel, Linguists and Litigation A Heuristic Author- and Writer/Typist-Taxonomy The System and Diagnostic Potential of Orthographic Data in Forensic Linguistic Authorship Attribution Orthographic Data in Forensic Linguistic Authorship Analysis PART 4: OUTLOOK AND FUTURE TASKS Language and Law: Some Needs Outlook References Notes Index of Authors Index of English Terms Index of German Terms