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The Resource The Common Law in Two Voices : Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

The Common Law in Two Voices : Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong

Label
The Common Law in Two Voices : Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong
Title
The Common Law in Two Voices
Title remainder
Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book examines how language changes the way law is debated and negotiated, focusing on the courtrooms of postcolonial Hong Kong
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ng, Kwai Hang
Dewey number
349.51
Index
no index present
LC call number
KNQ9335
LC item number
.N46 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of court proceedings
  • Law
  • English language
  • Cantonese dialects
  • LAW
  • LAW / Comparative
  • Cantonese dialects
  • English language
  • Law
  • China
Label
The Common Law in Two Voices : Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; A Note on Orthography and Transcription; A Note on Terminology; Part One -- Understanding Law and Language in Hong Kong; 1 The Challenge of Legal Bilingualism in Hong Kong; 2 Juridical Formalism and the Mechanism of Legal Rearticulation; 3 The Practices of English and Cantonese in Colonial Hong Kong; Part Two -- How Cantonese and English Work in the Courts; 4 English Courtrooms in Hong Kong: The Haven of Formalism; 5 Marshaling the Legal Boundaries: Court Interpreters and Juridical Formalism; 6 Cantonese Courtrooms: Formalism in Flux
  • Part Three Legal Bilingualism and the Rule of Law7 Language Ideology and Legal Bilingualism; 8 Institutional Adaptation to Legal Bilingualism; 9 Legal Bilingualism and the Postcolonial Dilemma; Appendix: Methodology; List of Abbreviations; Notes; List of Cases Cited; Bibliography
Control code
609855925
Extent
1 online resource (354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804772358
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrqb9b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609855925
Label
The Common Law in Two Voices : Language, Law, and the Postcolonial Dilemma in Hong Kong
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; A Note on Orthography and Transcription; A Note on Terminology; Part One -- Understanding Law and Language in Hong Kong; 1 The Challenge of Legal Bilingualism in Hong Kong; 2 Juridical Formalism and the Mechanism of Legal Rearticulation; 3 The Practices of English and Cantonese in Colonial Hong Kong; Part Two -- How Cantonese and English Work in the Courts; 4 English Courtrooms in Hong Kong: The Haven of Formalism; 5 Marshaling the Legal Boundaries: Court Interpreters and Juridical Formalism; 6 Cantonese Courtrooms: Formalism in Flux
  • Part Three Legal Bilingualism and the Rule of Law7 Language Ideology and Legal Bilingualism; 8 Institutional Adaptation to Legal Bilingualism; 9 Legal Bilingualism and the Postcolonial Dilemma; Appendix: Methodology; List of Abbreviations; Notes; List of Cases Cited; Bibliography
Control code
609855925
Extent
1 online resource (354 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780804772358
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvqrqb9b
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)609855925

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