Interpreter-Mediated Police Interviews: A Discourse-Pragmatic Approach (Paperback)

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This book shows how participation of interpreters as mediators changes the dynamics of police interviews, particularly with regard to power struggles and competing versions of events. The analysis of interaction offers insights into language in the legal process.

About the Author


Ikuko Nakane is Senior Lecturer at the Asia Institute, University of Melbourne, Australia. Her research areas include language and law, intercultural communication and Japanese sociolinguistics. She is the author of Silence in Intercultural Communication and a number of articles in sociolinguistics and applied linguistics journals.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349346899
ISBN-10: 1349346896
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: January 1st, 2014
Pages: 235
Language: English

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