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Blood on Her Hands The Social Construction of Women, Sexuality and Murder

ISBN-10: 0534197752

ISBN-13: 9780534197759

Edition: 2004

Authors: Frankie Y. Bailey, Donna C. Hale

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A comprehensive text that provides historical perspectives on the status of women; analysis of popular culture/mass media images of women offenders; and discussion of societal responses to women who kill.
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Book details

List price: $85.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/11/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Introduction
History, Narrative, and the Social Construction of Women Who Kill
Women in Greek Mythology: Medea and Her Sisters
The Anatomy of Difference: On the Status of Women in Ancient Greece and Rome
Virgin, Whore, Witch: Images of Medieval and Renaissance Women
A Punishment to Fit Her Crime: From Settlement to Antebellum Era
A Proper Lady: Victorian Women
Modern Life and Primitive Woman: Women in the Early 20th Century
Domestic Tranquility? Women in the Post-World War II Era
Contemporary Images of Women
Constructing the Women Who Kill in Popular Culture
Women and Murder in True Crime
Women and Homicide in Literature, Music, and Films
Of Women, Sexuality, and Murder: Concluding Thoughts
Suggested Reading and Viewing Lists
Great Women in Criminology/Criminal Justice
Survey Responses of Women Professionals/Practitioners
Bibliography
Index