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Language as Evidence

Doing Forensic Linguistics

Palgrave Macmillan

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  • Provides the student and practitioner of forensic linguistics with an up-to-date view of the discipline

  • Takes a non-dogmatic overview of the field that represents the most common approaches

  • Crosses qualitative and quantitative boundaries to demonstrate what counts as a scientific procedure

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Table of contents (13 chapters)

About this book

This edited book provides a comprehensive survey of the modern state of the art in forensic linguistics. Part I of the book focuses on the role of the linguist as an expert witness in common law and civil law jurisdictions, the relation of expert witnesses and lawyers, ethics standards, and courtroom interaction. Part II deals with some of the major areas of expertise of forensic linguistics as the scientific study of language as evidence, namely authorship identification, speaker identification, text authentication, deception and lie detection, plagiarism detection, and cyber language crimes. This book is intended to be used as a reference for academics, students and practitioners of Linguistics, Forensic Linguistics, Law, Criminology, and Forensic Psychology, among other disciplines.

Victoria Guillén-Nieto is Senior Lecturer at the Department of English Studies, University of Alicante, Spain

Dieter Stein is Emeritus Professor at Anglistik III Englische Sprachwissenschaft, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 

Keywords

  • language as evidence
  • authorship identification
  • deception
  • lie detection
  • plagiarism detection
  • text authenticity
  • cybercrimes
  • corpus linguistics
  • semantic analysis
  • terrorist threats
  • stylometry
  • suicide notes
  • copyright infringement
  • speaker indentification
  • voice lineups
  • Deep Learning
  • error analysis

Editors and Affiliations

  • Departamento de Filología Inglesa, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain

    Victoria Guillén-Nieto

  • Anglistik III Englische Sprachwissenschaft, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

    Dieter Stein

About the editors

Victoria Guillén-Nieto is Senior Lecturer at the Department of English Studies, University of Alicante, Spain

Dieter Stein is Emeritus Professor at Anglistik III Englische Sprachwissenschaft, Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf, Germany. 


Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Language as Evidence

  • Book Subtitle: Doing Forensic Linguistics

  • Editors: Victoria Guillén-Nieto, Dieter Stein

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-84330-4

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Social Sciences, Social Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-030-84329-8

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-030-84330-4

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XVI, 464

  • Number of Illustrations: 27 b/w illustrations

  • Topics: Research Methods in Language and Linguistics, Forensic Science, Cybercrime, Applied Linguistics

Buying options

eBook
USD 129.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-030-84330-4
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
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  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Hardcover Book
USD 169.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)