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The Language of Sexual Crime free pdf The Language of Sexual Crime draws on authentic data from rape, sexual assault and abuse cases involving both adults and children. It is both a timely and important collection in the context of global statistics which suggest that crimes involving sexual violence are on the increase, and that conviction rates are falling. Linguists, psychologists, police officers and lawyers involved with cases of sexual crime, all of whom are represented in this book, are currently engaged in exploring ways of improving questioning techniques with both suspects and victims, in police interviews and in the courtroom. The Language of Sexual Crime considers: the law and language of rape, sexual assault, sexual abuse- the detection of sexually-motivated crime through linguistic analysis- police interview techniques used with victims and perpetrators- examination and cross-examination of victims and perpetrators at trial- judicial reports and public inquiries involving sexual abuse or assault cases- the reporting of rape or sexual assault cases in the media.

About Janet Cotterill

JANET COTTERILL is Reader in Language and Communication and Director of Studies for the MA in Forensic Linguistics at Cardiff University, UK. She is also an experienced consultant and expert witness in forensic linguistics. She co-edited The International Journal of Speech, Language and the Law (formerly Forensic Linguistics) for five years and is the current Vice President and President-Elect of the International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL). With a background in translation/interpreting and TEFL/Applied Linguistics, Janet has worked in the UK, France, Egypt a

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Author : Janet Cotterill
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 31 July 2007
ISBN : 023000170X
EAN : 9780230001701
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 264 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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