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Expert testimony on domestic violence
Melissa Hamilton

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Expert testimony on domestic violence
a discourse analysis
Melissa Hamilton.

Published 2009 by LFB Scholarly Pub. in El Paso .
Written in English.

About the Book

"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.

Table of Contents

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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Law and society: recent scholarship

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
345.73/02555
Library of Congress
KF8968.7 .H36 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23055205M
ISBN 13
9781593323233
LC Control Number
2009003092
OCLC/WorldCat
298184772
Library Thing
8335875
Goodreads
6624721

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