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When Men Murder Women

R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash

Abstract

This book presents research unique in its breadth, depth, and detail and uses both quantitative and qualitative evidence from Casefiles and Interviews with men convicted of murder. The focus is on three types of murder of women by men—intimate partner murder, sexual murder, and the murder of older women. Each type is examined in a separate section containing three chapters addressing the knowledge, the murder event, and the lifecourse of the perpetrators. The findings are used to explore the context and circumstances of the murder event and to describe the lifecourse of the perpetrators from c ... More

Keywords: homicide, murder, intimate partner, murder, sex, older women, murder event, lifecourse, gender

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199914784
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914784.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

R. Emerson Dobash, author
School of Law, University of Manchester, Emeritus Professor of Criminology

Russell P. Dobash, author
School of Law, University of Manchester, Emeritus Professor of Criminology