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Author Cao, Deborah, 1962- author.

Title Chinese language in law : code red / Deborah Cao.

Publication Info. Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017]

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Description 1 online resource
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Linguistic dimensions in Chinese law : problems and perspectives -- Keywords of law -- Doing justice linguistically -- Yuan : injustice as a keyword -- Linguistic and cultural meanings of rights in Chinese -- Legal speech acts and chinese legislative performatives -- Is the Chinese legal language more ambiguous and vague.
Summary This book explores the Chinese language used in law and analyzes the associated linguistic matters in both monolingual Chinese context and cross-linguistically. It investigates the linguistic and cultural landscape associated with Chinese law through an examination of a number of keywords and linguistic usages.
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Subject Law -- China -- Language.
Chinese language -- Semantics.
Chinese language -- Semantics.
Semantics (Law)
Semantics (Law)
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LAW -- Reference.
Law -- Language.
Other Form: Print version: Cao, Deborah, 1962- author. Chinese language in law Lanham : Lexington Books, [2017] 9781498503952 (DLC) 2017655173
ISBN 9781498503969 (Electronic)
9781498503952 (cloth : alkaline paper)