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Murder, Gender and the Media : Narratives of Dangerous Love

Author: Jane Dr Monckton-Smith
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Dr Monckton-Smith
ISBN: 9781137007735 1137007737 9780230271906 0230271901
OCLC Number: 829751175
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (202 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; List of Tables; Acknowledgements; 1 Love and Intimate Partner Femicide; Introduction; Murder; Forensic narratives; Domestic homicide reviews; Criminal justice and intimate partner abuse; Coercive control; Victim voice; Organization of the book; 2 The Problem of Intimate Partner Abuse; Introduction; Children and intimate partner abuse; Intimate partner abuse as a global issue; Cultural differences; Gendered subjectivity and gender symmetry; 3 The Problem of Intimate Partner Femicide; Intimate partner femicide as a global issue; Domestic homicide reviews The UK Homicide ServiceAssessing risk; Gendered subjectivities and intimate partner femicide; 4 Romantic Love and Violence; The problem with romantic love; Heteronormativity, love and marriage; Doing romantic love; The rhetoric of romance; Romantic love, marriage and violence; The joint marital narrative; Violence and abuse as a positive force; 5 News Reporting of Intimate Partner Abuse and Intimate Partner Femicide; News reporting; News values; The rhetoric of intimate partner abuse in the news; A journalists' code of practice when reporting on violence against women 6 Case Studies and Factor AnalysisIntroduction; The forensic narrative; Discourse; Factor analysis; Age and age difference; Level of violence; History of violence; Multiple victims; Estrangement or its threat; Love and criminal justice outcome; Narrative strands; 7 Narratives of Intimate Partner Femicide with Love; Introduction; Tough love; Jealous love; Suicidal love; Pathological love; 8 Narratives of Intimate Partner Femicide without Love; Absence of love; Jealous rage; Suicidal/lack of love; Pathological love/hate; 9 Forensic Narratives, Love and Homicide; Conclusions; Findings Love and damaging narrative conventionsThe importance of the victim's voice; Appendix 1 A Personal Account of the Murders of Julia and Will Pemberton and the Subsequent Domestic Homicide Review; Appendix 2 Case Studies Used; References; Index
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