Social and Historical Approaches to Understanding Murder and Murderers
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Murder by Shani D'Cruze
Book DescriptionThis book seeks to unravel the issues associated with the crime of murder, providing a highly accessible account of the subject for people coming to it for the first time. It uses detailed case studies as a way of exemplifying and exploring more general questions of socio-cultural responses to murder and their explanation. It incorporates a historical perspective which both provides some fascinating examples from the past and enables readers to gain a vision of what has changed and what has remained the same within those socio-cultural responses to murder. The book also embraces questions of race and gender, in particular cultural constructions of masculinity and femininity on the one hand, and the social processes of 'forgetting and remembering' in the context of particular crimes on the other. Particular murders analysed included those of Myra Hindley, Harold Shipman and the Bulger murder.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781843921707
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Imprint: Willan Publishing
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Shani D'Cruze
Women, Crime and Justice in England Since 1660, Hardback (June 2009)
D'Cruze and Jackson introduce students to key debates and trends in the study of women's relationship to the criminal justice system in England over the last four centuries. The areas explored include attitudes towards murder and infanticide, sexual violence, prostitution, the 'girl delinquent', and women's experience of penal regimes.
Murder, Paperback (April 2006)
Seeks to unravel the issues associated with the crime of murder, providing an account of the subject for people coming to it for the first time. This book uses detailed case studies as a way of exemplifying and exploring more general questions of socio-cultural responses to murder and their explanation.
Violence, Vulnerability and Embodiment, Paperback (July 2005)» View all books by Shani D'Cruze
This well-illustrated collection uses new and interdisciplinary approaches in gender history to explore violence as a form of gendered embodiment across place and time, from the medieval world to the twenty-first century. Uses new and interdisciplinary approaches in gender history.
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Author Biography - Shani D'Cruze
Shani D'Cruze was formerly a Lecturer in Criminology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is an Honorary Fellow at Keele University, and Emeritus Member of the SOLON Board at Plymouth University in light of her role as Director of the Feminist Crime Research Network. Sandra Walklate is the Eleanor Rathbone Chair of Sociology at Liverpool University. Samantha Pegg is a Lecturer in the Law School at Nottingham Trent University.
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