Expert testimony on domestic violence: a discourse analysis

Feminist and social constructivist theories -- Critical discourse analysis in the law -- Expert witness discourse : the legal framework -- Expert witness discourse : constructing the battered woman -- The discourses of resistance

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Main Author: Hamilton, Melissa
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: El Paso LFB Scholarly Publ. 2009
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Summary:Feminist and social constructivist theories -- Critical discourse analysis in the law -- Expert witness discourse : the legal framework -- Expert witness discourse : constructing the battered woman -- The discourses of resistance
"Examines the impact of social science evidence on legal reasoning in domestic violence cases, analyzing the text and rhetoric from a body of appellate opinions in which expert witnesses provided social science-based testimony about domestic violence"--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:VI, 207 S.
ISBN:9781593323233