6. Identities and the Law

  1. Andrew McKinlay1 and
  2. Chris McVittie2

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444397222.ch6

Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action

Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action

How to Cite

McKinlay, A. and McVittie, C. (2011) Identities and the Law, in Identities in Context: Individuals and Discourse in Action, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444397222.ch6

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Edinburgh, UK

  2. 2

    Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405191197

Online ISBN: 9781444397222

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Keywords:

  • Identities and the Law;
  • Lawyers' Discourse;
  • Judges' Discourse;
  • Lay People's Discourse;
  • institutional norms;
  • ‘powerful tools’;
  • ‘violent partner; good father’;
  • ‘convicted war criminals’;
  • ‘push the boundaries’

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Lawyers' Discourse

  • Judges' Discourse

  • Lay People's Discourse

  • Discussion