Search for dissertations about: "legal language"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 swedish dissertations containing the words legal language.

  1. 1. Language contact and structural change An Old Finnish case study

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Merlijn De Smit; Stockholms universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Finnish; historical linguistics; language contact; Whitehead; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Finno-Ugric languages Finnish language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Finsk-ugriska språk Finska språket;

    Abstract : The object of this study is to shed new light on both the influence exerted on Finnish by the Swedish language, and on the mechanisms by which language contact in structural domains takes place. It is argued that syntactic borrowing should be regarded as a subtype of reanalysis and extension rather than as an independent mechanism. READ MORE

  2. 2. Harmonizing National Laws on Human Trafficking by Implementing Article 3 of the Palermo Protocol : Problems and Reform

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Uppsala universitet

    Author : Dominika Borg Jansson; Uppsala universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Trafficking in human beings; international law; criminal law; organized crime; legal transplants; language; irregular migration; Palermo Protocol; human rights; women’s rights; Criminal Law; Straffrätt;

    Abstract : Trafficking in human beings is one of the most serious and acute problems of our time. It is seen as one of the main forms of organized crime as well as a modern form of slavery. Trafficking is a practice that affects entire societies or rather the very fabric of democratic societies. READ MORE

  3. 3. Judging the Immigrant Accents and Attitudes

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Language Studies, Umeå University

    Author : Niklas Torstensson; Högskolan i Skövde.; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES Social sciences Psychology Cognitive science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Socialvetenskap Psykologi Kognitionsforskning; TECHNOLOGY Information technology Computer science Cognitive science; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Informationsteknik Datavetenskap Kognitionsvetenskap; Teknik; Technology; Foreign accent evaluation; native reactions; attitudes; court interpretation; forensic linguistics; cognitive prototype; legal judgement;

    Abstract : Spoken language as a means of communication contains huge amounts of information apart from the linguistic message that is conveyed. It is often the first channel of interaction between people and based on the speaker’s manner of talk, we create a mental image of the speaker as a person, of the speaker’s background, origin and personal qualities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Linguistic Landshapes. A comparison of official and non-official language management in Rwanda and Uganda, focusing on the position of African languages

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Language Studies, Umeå University

    Author : Tove Rosendal; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2010]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Rwanda; Uganda; African languages; multilingualism; language competition; linguistic market; macro-sociolinguistic; Multilingual Management Model MMM ; quantitative analysis; official multilingual management; non-official multilingual management; Chaudenson; Bourdieu; country comparison; embedded diglossia;

    Abstract : This thesis is a macro-sociolinguistic study and comparison of language status and use in Rwanda and Uganda. The data was collected in fieldwork. The study covers the main formal domains in society, both official and non-official. A model for analysis, inspired by Chaudenson, was created. READ MORE

  5. 5. Heymericus de Campo: Dyalogus super Reuelacionibus beate Birgitte A Critical Edition with an Introduction

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Anna Fredriksson Adman; Uppsala universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Latin language; Medieval Latin; Medieval Theology; St. Birgitta of Sweden; visionary literature; Heymericus de Campo; Council of Basle; Birgittines; Vadstena Abbey; heresy; discernment of spirits; dialogue; Latin; HUMANITIES and RELIGION Languages and linguistics Classical philology Latin language; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Språkvetenskap Klassiska språk Latin;

    Abstract : This dissertation contains an edition of Dyalogus super Reuelacionibus beate Birgitte, which is a discussion and defence of the Revelations (Reuelaciones) of St. Birgitta of Sweden (ca. 1303-1373). In legal proceedings at the Council of Basle (1431-1449), the Reuelaciones were accused of heresy, examined and defended. READ MORE