Language of Crime and Deviance
An Introduction to Critical Linguistic Analysis in Media and Popular CultureeBook - 2011
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
Characteristics: 1 online resource (257 pages)