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Title Legal discourse across cultures and systems / edited by Vijay K. Bhatia, Christopher N. Candlin, Jan Engberg ; with the assistance of Jane Lung
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2007


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 340 pages) : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
UPCC book collections on Project MUSE. Archive Political Science and Policy Studies Foundation
Contents Concepts, contexts and procedures in arbitration discourse / Vijay K. Bhatia, Christopher N. Candlin and Jan Engberg -- Mixing legal cultures in international arbitration: the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal / Peter Malanczuk -- Hybrid dispute processing in Japan: linking arbitration with conciliation / Yasunobu Sato -- Confidentiality in arbitrations / Christopher To -- International commercial arbitration in India: a study of discursive practices / Kusum Dhanania -- Interpretation across legal systems and cultures: a critical perspective / Vijay K. Bhatia and Christopher N. Candlin -- Vagueness and indeterminacy in law / Jan Engberg and Dorothee Heller -- Powers of the court in the Malaysian Arbitration Act / Azirah Hashim -- Discourse systems in English arbitration awards / Girolamo Tessuto -- Rhetorical strategies in arbitration law / Anna Trosborg -- Cultural constraints on arbitration discourse / Maurizo Gotti -- Arbitration in sport / Paola Evangelisti Allori -- Implications of legal globalisation for Brazilian legal practice / Celina Frade -- Translation in international arbitration / Susan Šarčević -- Translating terminology in arbitration discourse / Marta Chroma
Summary Chapters include: 'Concepts, Contexts and Procedures in Arbitration Discourse', 'Confidentiality in Arbitrations' 'Vagueness and Indeterminacy in Law', 'Rhetorical Strategies in Arbitration Law', 'Arbitration in Sport', 'Translation in International Arbitration' and 'Translating Terminology in Arbitration Discourse'
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Law -- Language -- Cross-cultural studies
Arbitration and award -- Cross-cultural studies
LAW -- Jurisprudence.
LAW -- General Practice.
LAW -- Reference.
LAW -- Essays.
LAW -- Paralegals & Paralegalism.
LAW -- Practical Guides.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Linguistics -- General.
Arbitration and award
Law -- Language
Genre/Form Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Form Electronic book
Author Bhatia, V. K. (Vijay Kumar), 1942-
Candlin, Christopher.
Engberg, Jan, 1962-
LC no. 2008438092
ISBN 9789888052509