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This Handbook answers a long-standing need for an up-to-date, comprehensive, international, in-depth critical survey of the history, trajectory, data, results and key figures involved in sociolinguistics. The result is a work of unprecedented coverage and insight. It is all here, from the foundational contributions to the field to the impact of new media, new technologies of communication, globalization, trans-border fluidities and agendas of research.

Forensic Linguistics
Forensic linguistics
35.1 Introduction

Forensic linguistics in the broadest sense is the application of linguistics to three principal domains: written legal texts, spoken legal practices and the provision of evidence for criminal and civil investigations and courtroom disputes (see http://www.tinyurl.com/forensic-linguist for a brief video ...

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