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Author Eades, Diana, 1953-

Title Aboriginal English and the law, communicating with Aboriginal English speaking clients : a handbook for legal practitioners
Published [Brisbane] : Continuing Legal Education Dept. of the Queensland Law Society, [1992]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'PONDS  306.44089915 Ead/Aea  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 104 pages : 1 map ; 24 cm
Series Continuing legal education / Queensland Law Society
Continuing legal education (Queensland Law Society)
Contents Chapter 1. Aboriginal people in Queensland today -- Chapter 2. Aboriginal English : the background -- Chapter 3. Introducing the role of culture in cross-cultural communication: the legal interview -- Chapter 4. Asking questions -- Chapter 5. Understanding Aboriginal answers -- Chapter 6. Aboriginal English pronunciation, grammar and vocabulary -- Chapter 7. Specific legal issues relevant to Aboriginal English speakers -- Chapter 8. Further issues -- References
Summary "This handbook is written for legal professionals and shows how Aboriginal Queenslanders use English, describing the significant differences between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal uses of English. ... The handbook avoids technical linguistic terms as far as possible. It aims to cater not only for the legal professional who has background knowledge of the subject and /or instensive dealing swith Aboriginal clients but also for hte newcomer to the field." - Introduction
Analysis Aboriginal culture
Aboriginal languages
Australian English
Cross cultural studies
Legal profession
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 98-101
Notes Copy 3 - donation from Tom Austen Brown collection
Subject Aboriginal Australian English -- Queensland
Aboriginal Australians -- Criminal justice system.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages -- Social aspects.
Aboriginal Australians -- Languages.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Languages.
Aboriginal Australians -- Criminal justice system -- Australia -- Queensland.
Aboriginal Australians -- Australia -- Queensland -- Criminal justice system
Attorney and client -- Australia.
Australian languages.
Communication in law -- Australia.
Communication in law -- Australia -- Queensland.
English language -- Usage.
English language -- Australia.
Intercultural communication -- Australia -- Queensland.
Intercultural communication -- Australia.
Interviewing in law enforcement.
Interviewing in law practice -- Australia -- Queensland.
Interviewing in law practice -- Australia.
Interviewing in law practice.
Practice of law -- Australia.
Law -- Australia -- Queensland.
Genre/Form Legislation.
Author Queensland Law Society. Continuing Legal Education Department.
ISBN 1875536426