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Crime, punishment, family violence, and the cloak of legal invisibility

Bronitt, Simon; Kukulies-Smith, Wendy

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In this article, the authors trace how the Anglo-Australian system of criminal law constructs crime within the family differently from other forms of crime. The zone of legal impunity for intrafamilial crime was carved out by special defences and immuniti

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75150
Source: Journal of Australian Studies
DOI: 10.1080/14443058.2013.814583

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