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Handbuch Sprache im Recht

[Handbook of Language in Law]

Ed. by Felder, Ekkehard / Vogel, Friedemann

Series:Handbücher Sprachwissen (HSW) 12

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

179,95 € / $206.99 / £147.99*

Hardcover
Publication Date:
2017
To be published:
June 2017
ISBN
978-3-11-029579-5
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Overview

  • A compendium of legal linguistics
  • Language and law in the context of judiciary, legislature, executive, legal science, forensics, and lay-expert relations
  • A reference work and introduction for linguists and scholars of the law and social sciences

Aims and Scope

The Handbook of Language in Law documents the textual and communicative processes of setting standards in the law. Its focus is on the legal explication of meaning, as examined from the perspectives of the courts, the legislature, the executive, and legal science. For the first time, it provides linguists, legal scholars, and social scientists with an introductory compendium on the theory, empiricism, and methodology of legal linguistics.

Details

24.0 x 17.0 cm
Approx. 600 pages
DE GRUYTER MOUTON
Language:
German
Type of Publication:
Reference Work
Keyword(s):
Forensic Linguistics; Legal Linguistics; Language and the Law
Readership:
Academics (Linguistics, Legal Studies, Social Sciences), Institutes

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Ekkehard Felder, Heidelberg University, Germany; Friedemann Vogel, Freiburg University, Germany.

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