9781409432845 hardback alkaline paper 9781409432852 e-book
Law, language and communication.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Transparency, power, and control in legal communication / Vijay K. Bhatia ... [et al.] Common words, uncommon meanings : statutory interpretation in China and Australia / Deborah Cao On legal conditionals / Celina Frade The directive and persuasive style of a legislative speech act and the transformations thereof / Irena Szezepankowska Zorkin v. Morschakova : legal dispute in rhetorical terms / Anita Soboleva A dialogical and polyphonic approach to contract theory / André Bélanger and Andy van Drom What EU legislative texts reveal about power, control and transparency / Colin Robertson Toward an objective means of measuring governmental legitimacy / Douglas Bellis Battle of the sexters : teens celling sex in a world wide web of conflicting laws, values and social norms / Michelle Wirth Visualizing the terrorist risk in President Bush's War on Terror and Peter Jackson's The two towers / Anita Lam Hearing and belonging : on sounds, faith, and laws / Leone Massimo Terror australis / Maria Giannocopoulos "The unbearable whiteness of Beckham" : semiotics and political recoding of the contemporary celebrity / David Tan Law and semiotics : Warhol and images of infamy / Oliver Watts.