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Female Serial Killers In Social ContextCriminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton$
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Elizabeth Yardley and David Wilson

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781447326458

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2016

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447326458.001.0001

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Development of the case study

Development of the case study

Chapter:
(p.41) 3 Development of the case study
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Female Serial Killers In Social Context
Author(s):

Elizabeth Yardley

David Wilson

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447326458.003.0003

Chapter three outlines the method used by the authors to explore Mary Ann Cotton’s life and crimes. The three institutional domains of structure, regulation and performance are explained and pertinent questions under each heading are posed in relation to the social roles Mary Ann Cotton occupied during her life. The sources of data drawn upon during the study are outlined and the tools deployed in the analysis are described.

Keywords:   case study, structure, regulation, performance

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