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Femininities and MasculinitiesLooking backward and moving forward in Criminal Legal Historical Gender Research

Strange, Carolyn


This chapter first reviews the foundational works and thinking that put the criminal legal history of gender on the academic map, setting an ambitious research agenda that remains inspirational. The second section explores the topic of fatal femininities and masculinities by considering how feminist scholars and masculinity researchers have shaped our analysis of men and women who murder intimates. The third section examines how historians, beginning in the 1970s, came to consider the enduring...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: The Oxford Handbook of Legal History
DOI: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780198794356.013.61


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