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Women, Murder and Justice Wendy Chan

Women, Murder and Justice

Wendy Chan

Published March 21st 2001
ISBN : 9780333760789
Hardcover
256 pages
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Women, Murder and Justice examines from a feminist perspective, the legal treatment of women who kill their partners in England. Through an exploration of Crown Prosecution Service files, an in-depth comparative examination of the circumstances inMoreWomen, Murder and Justice examines from a feminist perspective, the legal treatment of women who kill their partners in England. Through an exploration of Crown Prosecution Service files, an in-depth comparative examination of the circumstances in which women and men kill is provided. The book highlights gender differences in the act of murder, the criminal justice systems negotiation of these differences, and the development of feminist strategies to alter the legal structure for women who kill.