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‘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


Reconstructing a Women's Prison: The Holloway Redevelopment Project, 1968-88

Paul Rock

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198260950
eISBN:
9780191682179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198260950.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The rebuilding of Holloway prison announced in 1968 was intended to be of enormous significance for the treatment and therapeutic rehabilitation of female inmates. Reconstruction began in 1970 but ... More


Of Pity and Poison: Imprisoning Women in Modern Japan

Daniel Botsman

in Gender and Law in the Japanese Imperium

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824837150
eISBN:
9780824869472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824837150.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter traces the forms of punishment to which women were subjected in the period from the mid-eighteenth century to the 1930s. In the early modern period, female criminals were often punished ... More


Justice for Girls?: Stability and Change in the Youth Justice Systems of the United States and Canada

Jane B. Sprott and Anthony N. Doob

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226770048
eISBN:
9780226770062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226770062.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

For over a century, as women have fought for and won greater freedoms, concern over an epidemic of female criminality, especially among young women, has followed. Fear of this crime wave — despite a ... More


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