Publications

Books and Monographs


Representing Rape

(2001) Representing Rape: Language and Sexual Consent. London: Routledge.
Teaching American English Pronunciation

(1992) with Peter Avery. Teaching American English Pronunciation. Oxford: Oxford Univerisy Press.
Point of View

(1990) Point of View: A Linguistic Analysis of Literary Style. London: Routledge.

Edited Books


(in preparation) Coercion and Consent in the Legal Process: Linguistic and Discursive Perspectives, edited by S. Ehrlich, D. Eades and J. Ainsworth. New York: Oxford University Press.
The Handbook of Language, Gender and Sexuality

(2014) The Handbook of Language, Gender and Sexuality, Second Edition, edited by S.Ehrlich, M. Meyerhoff and J. Holmes. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.
'Why do you ask?'

(2010) 'Why do you ask?': The Function of Questions in Institutional Discourse. edited by A. Freed and S. Ehrlich. New York: Oxford University Press.
(2008) Language and Gender: Major Themes in English Studies, edited by S. Ehrlich. London: Routledge.

Recent Book Chapters and Articles


(forthcoming) "'Inferring' Consent in the Context of Rape and Sexual Assault." In Larry Solan, Roger Shuy and Janet Ainsworth (eds.) Speaking of Language and Law: Conversations on the Work of Peter Tiersma. New York: Oxford University Press.

(forthcoming) "Post Penetration Rape: Coercion or Freely-Given Consent?" In Susan Ehrlich, Diana Eades and Janet Ainsworth (eds.) Coercion and Consent in the Legal Process: Linguistic and Discursive Perspectives. New York: Oxford Univeristy Press.

(forthcoming, 2015) "Narratives, Institutional Processes and Gendered Inequalitites." In Anna de Fina and Alexandra Georgakopoulou (eds.) The Handbook of Narrative Analysis. (pp. 293-310) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

(forthcoming, 2015) "Language of Sexual Violence." The International Encyclopedia of Human Sexuality. Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

(2014) with Miriam Meyerhoff "Introduction: Language, Gender and Sexuality" In Susan Ehrlich, Miriam Meyerhoff and Janet Holmes (eds.) The Handbook of Language, Gender, and Sexuality,, 2nd edition. (pp. 1-20) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

(2014) "Language, Gender and Sexual Violence: Legal Perspective" In Susan Ehrlich, Miriam Meyerhoff and Janet Holmes (eds.) The Handbook of Language, Gender, and Sexuality, 2nd edition. (pp. 452-470) Oxford: Wiley Blackwell.

(2014) with Tanya Romaniuk. “Discourse Analysis” In Robert Podesva and Devanyi Sharma (eds.) Research Methods in Linguistics. (pp. 466-499). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

(2013) “Ethical Dilemmas in Sociolinguistic Data Collection” In Christine Mallinson, Becky Childs and Gerard van Herk (eds.) Data Collection in Sociolinguistic Methods and Applications. (pp. 54-57). New York: Routledge.

(2013) “Post-Penetration Rape and the Decontextualization of Witness Testimony” In John Conley, Chris Heffer and Frances Rock (eds.) Legal-Lay Communication: Textual Travels in the Law. (pp. 189-205). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

(2013) with Tanya Romaniuk. “On the Interactional Import of Self-Repair in the Courtroom” In Makoto Hayashi, Geoffrey Raymond & Jack Sidnell (eds.) Conversational Repair and Human Understanding. (pp. 172-197). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

(2012) “Text Trajectories, Legal Discourse and Gendered Inequalities.” Applied Linguistics Review 3: 47-73.

(2012) “Perpetuating – and Resisting – Rape Myths in Trial Discourse” In Elizabeth Sheehy (ed.) Sexual Assault Law, Practice and Activism in a Post-Jane Doe Era. (pp. 407-426). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.

(2011) with S. Levesque. “The Strategic Marginalization of Working-Class Masculinity in a Batterers’ Treatment Program.” International Gender and Language Journal 5: 271-301.

(2010) “Courtroom Discourse.” In Ruth Wodak, Barbara Johnstone and Paul Kerswill (eds.) Sage Handbook of Sociolinguistics. (pp. 361-374). London: Sage.

(2010) “Rape Victims in the Legal System.” In Malcolm Coulthard and Alison Johnson (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Forensic Linguistics. (pp. 265-280). London: Routledge.

(2008) “Sexual Assault Trials, Discursive Identities and Institutional Change.” In Rosana Dolon and Julia Todoli (eds.) Analyzing Identities in Discourse. (pp. 159-177). Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

(2007) “Normative Discourses and Representations of Coerced Sex.” In J. Cotterill (ed.) The Language of Sexual Crime (pp. 126-138). London: Palgrave Macmillan.

(2007) “Legal Discourse and the Cultural Intelligibility of Gendered Meanings.” Journal of Sociolinguistics 11: 452-477.

(2006) with J. Sidnell. “’That’s not an assumption I think you ought to make’: Challenging Presuppositions in Inquiry Testimony.” Language in Society 35: 655-676.

(2006) "Constraining the Boundaries of Gendered Identities: Trial Discourse and Judicial Decision-Making." In J. Baxter (ed.) The Female Voice in Public Contexts (pp. 139-158). London: Palgrave Macmillan. [Reprinted in Sage Benchmark in Discourse Studies edited by Teun van Dijk, London: Sage, 2007; reprinted in Language and Gender: A Reader (second edition), edited by Jennifer Coates and Pia Pichler, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2011]