Women, murder, and femininity: gender representations of women who kill

"Women who kill rupture the assumptions about what a woman is. This book explores different socio-cultural understandings of women who commit, or are accused, of murder. It discusses a wide range of cases in order to highlight the ways in which such women have been perceived"--

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Main Author: Seal, Lizzie (Author)
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Basingstoke Palgrave Macmillan 2010
Edition:1. publ.
Online Access: Cover
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Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 20 A 4689
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Summary:"Women who kill rupture the assumptions about what a woman is. This book explores different socio-cultural understandings of women who commit, or are accused, of murder. It discusses a wide range of cases in order to highlight the ways in which such women have been perceived"--
Item Description:Literaturverz. S. 180 - 202
Physical Description:IX, 205 S. 23 cm
ISBN:9780230222755
0230222757