Language of Crime and Deviance

Language of Crime and Deviance

An Introduction to Critical Linguistic Analysis in Media and Popular Culture

eBook - 2011
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There is now a long tradition of academic literature in media studiesand criminology that has analysed how we come to think about crime, deviance and punishment. This book forthe first time deals specifically with the role of language in this process, showing how critical linguistic analysis can provide further crucial insightsinto media representations of crime and criminals. Through case studies thebook develops a toolkit for the analysis of language and images in examplestaken from a range of media. The Language of Crimeand Deviance covers spoken, written and visual media discourses andfocus.
Publisher: London : Continuum International Publishing, 2011
ISBN: 9781441186928
Characteristics: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Additional Contributors: Machin, David 1966-


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