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Excusing Crime

Jeremy Horder

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199225781
eISBN:
9780191715174
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199225781.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This book examines the gradual emancipation of the individual in national and international law and the changing social attitudes towards personal choice in constituting identity. It demonstrates ... More


‘Don't go to murder my character’: criminal responsibility in the age of Moll Flanders

Nicola Lacey

in Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544363
eISBN:
9780191720185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544363.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

The demise of Moll Flanders and her supersession in the annals of literary female criminality with less powerful figures like Tess of the D'Urbervilles is set up as a framework for unravelling a ... More


‘The weaker half of the human family’?: responsibility, mind and morals in the age of Tess

Nicola Lacey

in Women, Crime, and Character: From Moll Flanders to Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199544363
eISBN:
9780191720185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544363.003.3
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Legal History

The final chapter considers legal and literary representations of female criminality in the age of Tess. By the Victorian era, women's role as the cultural bearers of developing markers of polite ... More


Witness Anonymity in the Criminal Process

Ian Dennis

in Essays in Criminal Law in Honour of Sir Gerald Gordon

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640706
eISBN:
9780748651450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640706.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter deals with witness anonymity, focusing on witnesses who provide evidence adverse to a defendant in a criminal trial, but whose identity is sought to be withheld from the defendant. It ... More


The murder of Charles Taylor

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the murder of Charles Taylor by his daughter-in-law, Amanda Taylor, in Virginia. On April 4, 2015, 59-year-old Charles Taylor was killed by Amanda, then 24, and her friend, ... More


Approaching the Research

Richard Sparks, Anthony Bottoms, and Will Hay

in Prisons and the Problem of Order

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258186
eISBN:
9780191681813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258186.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

After the discussion of conceptual references, elaborated here are the research approaches in the inquiry about the features and the consequences of long-run imprisonment. The chapter focuses on two ... More


Living a Life More Ordinary: Lifers’ Narratives of Change

Catherine A Appleton

in Life after Life Imprisonment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199582716
eISBN:
9780191702341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582716.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a qualitative assessment of the subjective side of desistance from the perspective of a subgroup of discretionary life-sentenced offenders convicted of violent and sexual ... More


The Moral Economy of the Homicide Survivor

PAUL ROCK

in After Homicide: Practical and Political Responses to Bereavement

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198267959
eISBN:
9780191683428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198267959.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This is the last of the three chapters mapping the phenomenology of bereavement after homicide. It continues to develop a strong ideal-type, building on what has gone before, and exploring the roots ... More


Racial Identities, Social Relations, and Prison Policies

Coretta Phillips

in The Multicultural Prison: Ethnicity, Masculinity, and Social Relations among Prisoners

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199697229
eISBN:
9780191760556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697229.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

Moving from the macro to the meso level, this chapter contextualises contemporary penal climates in relation to the management of race in US and UK prisons. In England and Wales, ... More


The murder of Jennifer Alfonso

Elizabeth Yardley

in Social Media Homicide Confessions: Stories of Killers and their Victims

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447328001
eISBN:
9781447328025
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447328001.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter analyses the murder of Jennifer Alfonso by her husband Derek Medina in Florida on August 8, 2013. Jennifer's murder was what criminologists call an intimate partner homicide (IPH). ... More


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