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Legal Language and American Law: Authority, Morality, and Linguistic Ideology

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book has demonstrated that context matters to the understanding of law school training in a number of ways. In the classroom, aspects of the immediate context are crucial in the dynamics that ... More


Conclusions

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The concluding chapter discusses how the conscious creation of specific linguistic forms by speakers contributes to specific forms of deliberate language change, and how language necessarily—because ... More


Language on Display: Writers, Fiction and Linguistic Culture in Post-Soviet Russia

Ingunn Lunde

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421560
eISBN:
9781474444842
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421560.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This volume spans a number of theoretical fields including language variation, language policy and literary stylistics and provides a coherent way of triangulating these fields by the introduction ... More


Secrecy

Anne Storch

in Secret Manipulations: Language and Context in Africa

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199768974
eISBN:
9780199914425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199768974.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with secrecy and presents case studies of how secret languages are created, used, and revealed among the Jukun (Nigeria), Lango and Adhola (Uganda), and Fulbe (West Africa), and in ... More


What is Russian in Ukraine? Popular Beliefs Regarding the Social Roles of the Language

Volodymyr Kulyk

in The Russian Language Outside the Nation: Speakers and Identities

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748668458
eISBN:
9780748697106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668458.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

Despite some shrinking of its scope of use in the wake of the breakup of the USSR and the promotion of Ukrainian as the only state language of independent Ukraine, Russian continues to be widely used ... More


“Can you get there from here?” Translating Law and Social Science

Elizabeth Mertz

in Translating the Social World for Law: Linguistic Tools for a New Legal Realism

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199990559
eISBN:
9780190267407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199990559.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This article analyzes two sets of interactions between legal and linguistic scholars, using these encounters to demonstrate systematic ways in which law resists translations from other disciplines. ... More


Language Ideology and Legal Bilingualism

in The Common Law in Two Voices: Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804761642
eISBN:
9780804772358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804761642.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Drawing from in-depth interviews with judges and barristers, this chapter explains how the legal professionals' understandings of legal bilingualism are constructed through a stereotypic ... More


The Language of Citizenship: Curriculum and the Argentine State

Benjamin Bryce

in To Belong in Buenos Aires: Germans, Argentines, and the Rise of a Pluralist Society

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781503601536
eISBN:
9781503604353
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9781503601536.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Drawing from Argentine governmental and German-language sources, this chapter argues that bilingual schools pushed for a pluralist definition of citizenship and, in so doing, undermined many of the ... More


The Early Period of Ueda Kazutoshi

Lee Yeounsuk

in The Ideology of Kokugo: Nationalizing Language in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833053
eISBN:
9780824870553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833053.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter outlines Ueda Kazutoshi's criticism of traditional kokugaku and his acceptance of modern linguistics. The central figure behind the ideology of kokugo's prevalence in Meiji-era ... More


Introduction: Linguistic and Discursive Dimensions of Consent

Susan Ehrlich and Diana Eades

in Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945351
eISBN:
9780190279219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945351.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter provides an introduction to the book, focusing on the following thematic contributions of the book’s chapters: free and voluntary consent, informed consent or ritualized consent?, the ... More


Post-penetration Rape: Coercion or Freely Given Consent?

Susan Ehrlich

in Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945351
eISBN:
9780190279219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945351.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter analyzes a particular type of rape case that has appeared relatively recently in U.S. courts—that of post-penetration rape. More specifically, it argues, on the basis of one particular ... More


Discursive Constructions of Consent in the Legal Process

Susan Ehrlich, Diana Eades, and Janet Ainsworth (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780199945351
eISBN:
9780190279219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199945351.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Consent is one of the foundational principles of Western liberal legalism, although legal doctrine is surprisingly inattentive to how it is constructed and contested. This book explores the ... More


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