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An Undercover Policeman Uses Ambiguity, Hit and Run, Interrupting, Scripting, and Refusing to Take “No” for an Answer in a Solicitation to Murder Case: The Crown v. Mohammed Arshad

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This case is set in the cross-culture milieu of Scotland, where many Muslim families now live. Fearing that his daughter would disgrace the family by marrying outside of the Muslim cultural ... More


Overlapping, Ambiguity, and the Hit and Run in a Solicitation to Murder Case: Texas v. T. Cullen Davis

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This much-publicized trial took place in 1979 in Fort Worth, Texas. A millionaire oil equipment producer was accused of soliciting the murder of his ex-wife and the judge in his divorce proceedings. ... More


Conversational Strategies Used to Create Crimes

Roger W. Shuy

in Creating Language Crimes: How Law Enforcement Uses (and Misuses) Language

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195181661
eISBN:
9780199788477
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195181661.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The single agenda of undercover police work is to capture crime on tape. Conversational strategies are usually considered unconscious behavior, but there is reason to suspect that undercover taping ... More


Dazed and Deceitful: La mujer sin cabeza

Gerd Gemünden

in Lucrecia Martel

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780252042836
eISBN:
9780252051692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042836.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

La mujer sin cabeza/The Headless Woman is the concluding feature of Martel’s Salta trilogy. While the film revisits some of the same themes evoked in her first two features, this chapter argues that ... More


Change of Front

William L. Shea

in Fields of Blood: The Prairie Grove Campaign

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833155
eISBN:
9781469605098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898680_shea.17
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter illustrates how Hindman had watched and waited for some sign of Blunt's approach on Fayetteville Road, but the road remained empty except for occasional sightings of Union cavalry. The ... More


On Ethnography

R. A. W. Rhodes

in Interpretive Political Science: Selected Essays, Volume II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198786115
eISBN:
9780191827792
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786115.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Part II of the book turns to the genres of thought in the humanities and explores their relevance to political science. It asks the simple question ‘what can we learn?’ This chapter provides a basic ... More


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