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The Discursive Construction of Blame: The Language of Public Inquiries (2019)
Book
Murphy, J. (2019). The Discursive Construction of Blame: The Language of Public Inquiries. Basingstoke: Palgrave. https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-137-50722-8

This book examines the language of public inquiries to reveal how blame is assigned, avoided, negotiated and discussed in this quasi-legal setting. In doing so, the author adds a much-needed linguistic perspective to the study of blame – previously t... Read More about The Discursive Construction of Blame: The Language of Public Inquiries.