Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process by Susan Ehrlich,Diana Eades,Janet Ainsworth PDF

By Susan Ehrlich,Diana Eades,Janet Ainsworth

As a linguistically-grounded, serious exam of consent, this quantity perspectives consent no longer as someone psychological country or act yet as a procedure that's interactionally-and discursively-situated. It highlights the ways that criminal consent is frequently fictional (at top) as a result impoverished view of that means and the linguistic ideologies that usually tell interpretations and representations within the felony procedure. The authors are specialists in linguistics and legislations, who use varied theoretical and analytical ways to ascertain the advanced ways that language is used to hunt, negotiate, provide, or withhold consent in a number felony contexts.

Authors draw on case experiences, or greater study corpora or a much wider sociolegal strategy, in investigations of: police-citizen interactions on the street, police interviews with suspects, police name handlers, rape and abduction trials, interactions with lay litigants in a multilingual small claims courtroom, a restorative justice sentencing scheme for younger offenders, biomedical learn, and felony disputes over contracts.

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