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Entextualizing Domestic Violence: Language Ideology and Violence Against Women in the Anglo-American Hearsay Principle

Jennifer Andrus

Abstract

Language ideologies that are circulated in the Anglo-American law of evidence create the potential to speak for, appropriate, and ignore the speech of women who have been victims of domestic violence. This research shows the ways in which a language ideology circulated in the Anglo-American law of evidence draws on and creates indexical links to social discourses, affecting speakers whose utterances are used as evidence in legal contexts. The book examines specific linguistic strategies employed in legal situations and analyzes assumptions about language in the legal text and talk used to eval ... More

Keywords: language ideology, domestic violence, entextualization, indexicality, intertextuality, discourse analysis

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780190225834
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225834.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jennifer Andrus, author
University of Utah