Murder, Gender and the Media : Narratives of Dangerous Love, Hardback Book

Murder, Gender and the Media : Narratives of Dangerous Love Hardback

Description

A shocking look at how the idea of romantic love can justify and excuse the killing of women by their partners, and lead to sympathy and reduced sentences for the killers.

The author explores how stories of domestic homicide are told in the news, by the police, and in the courts, drawing from 72 cases which took place over a twelve month period.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 187 pages, XIII, 187 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Gender studies, gender groups
  • ISBN: 9780230271906

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