Language and Crime: Constructing Offenders and Victims in by Ulrike Tabbert

By Ulrike Tabbert

This publication deals a scientific advent to the linguistic research of newspaper reviews on crime. the writer demonstrates how the linguistic research of newspaper texts is helping to realize perception into the development of offenders and sufferers in these texts and hyperlinks the findings to criminological frameworks. Tabbert employs severe Stylistics to discover the outline of contributors, the presentation of speech in addition to activities, states or occasions, and different linguistic units hired via newshounds to offer a specific snapshot of an criminal or a sufferer within the press. This ebook indicates the fruitfulness of an interdisciplinary method of display major discourse on crime in society and should be of serious curiosity to researchers in linguistics, criminology and media studies.

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