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Murder, gender and the media : narratives of dangerous love

Author: Jane Monckton-Smith; Palgrave Macmillan.
Publisher: Basingstoke ; New York : 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  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Monckton-Smith; Palgrave Macmillan.
ISBN: 9780230271906 0230271901
OCLC Number: 848272306
Description: XIII, 187 s. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Love and Intimate Femicide The Problem of Intimate Partner Abuse The Problems of Intimate Partner Femicide Romantic Love and Violence News Reporting of IPA and IPF Six Case Studies and Factor Analysis Narratives of IPF with Love Narratives of IPF without Love Forensic Narratives, Love and Homicide Appendix I: A Personal Account from Frank Mullane
Responsibility: Jane Monckton-Smith.
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'Murder, Gender and the Media draws on original empirical research on Intimate Partner Femicide to challenge the dominant discourse of heterosexual romantic love - reinforced by the news media - Read more...

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