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Murder, Medicine and Motherhood.

Author: Emma Cunliffe
Publisher: Oxford : Hart, 2011.
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Since the early 1990s, unexplained infant death has been reformulated as a criminal justice problem within many western societies. This shift has produced wrongful convictions in more than one jurisdiction. This book uses a detailed case study of the murder trial and appeals of Kathleen Folbigg to examine the pragmatics of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. It explores how legal process, medical knowledge and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
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Cunliffe, Emma.
Murder, Medicine and Motherhood.
Oxford : Hart, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Cunliffe
ISBN: 9781847316608 1847316603 9781849461573 1849461570
OCLC Number: 780425692
Description: 1 online resource (247 pages)
Contents: Cunliffe_EB661 Murder, Medicine and Motherhood 9781847316608; Cunliffe_EB661 Murder, Medicine and Motherhood 9781847316608.pdf; Prelims; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; List of Illustrations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The Folbigg Case; Chapter 3. Unexplained Infant Death: A Shifting Theory of Maternal Culpability; Chapter 4. Distinguishing Homicide from SIDS; Chapter 5. The Scientific Case against Folbigg; Chapter 6. A Mother Who Would Kill Her Children; Chapter 7. Reading Guilt: Kathleen Folbigg's Diaries; Chapter 8. Media Monster. Chapter 9. ConclusionBibliography; Appendix. Chronology of Folbigg Children's Lives and Deaths; Index.

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This book uses a case study of the murder trial and appeals of Kathleen Folbigg to examine the pragmatics of proof beyond a reasonable doubt.  Read more...

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