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Linguistic disadvantage in legal contexts

Aldridge-Waddon, Michelle 2012. Linguistic disadvantage in legal contexts. In: Chapelle, Carol ed. The Encyclopaedia of Applied Linguistics, Chichester: Wiley Blackwell, n/a. (10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0715)

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Talking with anyone in authority is a challenging prospect for most people. This claim is true for all in the legal setting but especially so for those who, for whatever reason, are not competent in language and communication. In this entry, we review the experiences of people who are linguistically disadvantaged within the legal setting.

Item Type: Book Section
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
P Language and Literature > P Philology. Linguistics
Uncontrolled Keywords: applied psychology; child development; psycholinguistics; child language; forensic linguistics; impairment
Publisher: Wiley Blackwell
ISBN: 9781405194730
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Last Modified: 09 Jan 2018 18:05

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