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The Resource Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence : a Discourse Analysis, (electronic resource)

Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence : a Discourse Analysis, (electronic resource)

Label
Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence : a Discourse Analysis
Title
Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence
Title remainder
a Discourse Analysis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hamilton examines the impact of social science evidence on legal reasoning in domestic violence cases. Relying on interdisciplinary theories and methodologies in law, Hamilton analyzes the text and rhetoric from a body of appellate opinions in which expert witnesses provided social science-based testimony about domestic violence. Expert testimony was highly influential on, yet was rarely challenged by, the appellate judges. From this body of judicial writings, Hamilton uncovers typologies of battered women, battering men, and abusive relationships. She also notes the discursive tension in the
Member of
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Hamilton, Melissa
Dewey number
  • 345.7302555
  • 345.7302555
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
Series statement
Law and Society
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forensic sociology
  • Evidence, Expert
  • Family violence
  • Abused women
  • California
  • United States
Label
Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence : a Discourse Analysis, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-182) and index
Contents
Introduction -- 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
Control code
ocn774494015
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593325473
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774494015
Label
Expert Testimony on Domestic Violence : a Discourse Analysis, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 165-182) and index
Contents
Introduction -- 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
Control code
ocn774494015
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (213 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781593325473
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774494015

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