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Deceptive ambiguity by police and prosecutors, Roger W. Shuy

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Deceptive ambiguity by police and prosecutors
Title
Deceptive ambiguity by police and prosecutors
Statement of responsibility
Roger W. Shuy
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Ambiguity is commonly considered unintentional while deception is considered intentional. Here, Roger W. Shuy describes fifteen criminal cases in which police, prosecutors, and undercover agents used deceptive ambiguity with criminal suspects and defendants, many times giving evidence of being intentionally constructed through the manipulation of the speech events, schemas, agendas, speech acts, strategies, lexicon, and grammar. Although certain types of intentional deceptive ambiguity are central for successful undercover operations, the case examples in this book demonstrate how various type
Member of
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Shuy, Roger W.,
Dewey number
347/.066
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford Studies In Language And Law
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  • Police questioning
  • Police
  • Communication in law enforcement
  • Communication in law
  • Examination of witnesses
  • Forensic linguistics
  • Ambiguity
  • Discourse analysis
Label
Deceptive ambiguity by police and prosecutors, Roger W. Shuy
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Power, ambiguity, and deception -- Police interviewers use deceptive ambiguity -- Prosecutors use deceptive ambiguity -- Undercover agents use deceptive ambiguity -- Cooperating witnesses use deceptive ambiguity -- Complainants use deceptive ambiguity -- Deceptive ambiguity in the language elements -- The effects, frequency, and power of the government's uses of deceptive ambiguity in criminal investigations
Control code
ocn988165469
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190669904
Lccn
2017043628
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)988165469
Label
Deceptive ambiguity by police and prosecutors, Roger W. Shuy
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Power, ambiguity, and deception -- Police interviewers use deceptive ambiguity -- Prosecutors use deceptive ambiguity -- Undercover agents use deceptive ambiguity -- Cooperating witnesses use deceptive ambiguity -- Complainants use deceptive ambiguity -- Deceptive ambiguity in the language elements -- The effects, frequency, and power of the government's uses of deceptive ambiguity in criminal investigations
Control code
ocn988165469
Extent
1 online resource (262 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780190669904
Lccn
2017043628
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)988165469

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