Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 April 2015

360 Pages | 25 B&W figures

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199914784

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When Men Murder Women

R. Emerson Dobash and Russell P. Dobash

Interpersonal Violence

  • Focus on all types of murder of women.
  • An emphasis on the importance of gendered relationships in the explanations of the murders.
  • A novel use of extensive qualitative and quantitative evidence.
  • Review of existing evidence from several countries.
  • One of the most extensive and in-depth studies of intimate partner murder and sexual murder, and one of the first to study the murder of older women.
  • Comparisons of male on male murders with each of the three types of murder of women and an overall comparison of all four types of murder.
  • A strong multi-disciplinary approach drawing from Criminology, Sociology, Psychology, Health, and Social Work.

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