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  • Author:
    Alice Myers,Sarah Wight
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    0044409575
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    978-0044409571
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    Pandora Press (January 1, 1996)
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    216 pages
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Attributing these conditions to a violent woman allows ajudge or jury to be more lenient with the woman; the conditions provide excuses and take away the "normal" responsibility she might exercise over her own actions.

A provocative exploration of women who commit violence against men, 'No Angels' looks at high-profile violent women, contemporary and historical, real and fictional, and examines society's attitudes towards these women and their crimes

A provocative exploration of women who commit violence against men, 'No Angels' looks at high-profile violent women, contemporary and historical, real and fictional, and examines society's attitudes towards these women and their crimes. Originally inspires by the Lorena Bobbitt case and the reactions it caused, 'No Angels' also includes essays on Myra Hindley, Winnie Mandela, Rosemary West, Lindy Chamberlain, Ruth Ellis and the 'Brookside Two', amongst others.

Alice Myers, Sarah Wight. A provocative exploration of women who commit violence against men, No Angels looks at high-profile violent women, contemporary and historical, real and fictional, and examines society's attitudes towards these women and their crimes

Alice Myers, Sarah Wight. Pandora, 1996 - Social Science - 208 pages. A provocative exploration of women who commit violence against men, No Angels looks at high-profile violent women, contemporary and historical, real and fictional, and examines society's attitudes towards these women and their crimes. Originally inspired by the Lorena Bobbitt case and the reactions it caused, No Angels also includes essays on Myra Hindley, Winnie Mandela, Rosemary West, Lindy Chamberlain, Ruth Ellis and the 'Brookside Two', amongst others.

No Angels: Women Who Commit Violence, ed.

No Angels: Women Who Commit Violence, eds. Myers & Wright (1996) Pandora: London pp. 57-71. See all articles by Anne Scully-Hill. This essay looks at the way the English criminal law responds to women who kill their violent partners and in particular examines the Emma Humphreys case and the necessary reliance on defences to murder of provocation and diminshed responsibility and the unavailabiity of a defence of self-preservation. Keywords: Criminal law, Family law, domestic violence battered women syndrome, provocation, diminshed responsibility.

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No Angels : Women Who Commit Violence.

A provocative exploration of women who commit violence against men, No Angels looks at high-profile violent women, contemporary and historical, real and fictional, and examines society's attitudes towards these women and their crimes

A provocative exploration of women who commit violence against men, No Angels looks at high-profile violent women, contemporary and historical, real and fictional, and examines society's attitudes towards these women and their crimes.

Myers, Alice, and Sarah Wight. Female crime: The construction of women in criminology. The criminality of women. New York: AS, Barnes/Perpetua.

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