24.4871, Books: Signs of Crime: Danesi

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Subject: 24.4871, Books: Signs of Crime: Danesi

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Date: Mon, 02 Dec 2013 13:19:15
From: Linda Steglich [linda.steglich at degruyter.com]
Subject: Signs of Crime: Danesi

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Title: Signs of Crime 
Subtitle: Introducing Forensic Semiotics 
Series Title: Mouton Textbook  

Publication Year: 2013 
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
	   http://www.degruyter.com/mouton
	

Book URL: http://www.degruyter.com/view/product/204762?format=B 


Author: Marcel Danesi

Electronic: ISBN:  9781614513162 Pages: 180 Price: Europe EURO 300.00
Paperback: ISBN:  9781614515524 Pages: 180 Price: Europe EURO 29.95


Abstract:

This book will introduce the field of forensic semiotics as a tool for
understanding crime and criminality. It will focus on how symbolism, ritual,
and other sign-based activities play a crucial role in the constitution of
criminal organizations and often in the enactment of individual crimes. It
will present semiotic notions, methods, and techniques that can be applied to
forensic science, such as the role of ritual and slang in criminal gangs.
 



Linguistic Field(s): Forensic Linguistics
                     Semiotics


Written In: English  (eng)

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