Why Women Kill

Why Women Kill

Author: Vickie Jensen

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers

ISBN: 1588260275

Category: Social Science

Page: 195

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Traditional homicide indicators are based on male violence - and do little to predict when, or whom, women will kill. Vickie Jensen shows that gender equality plays an important role in predicting female homicide patterns. Jensen's analysis of the occurrence of women's homicide reveals that lethal violence is most likely when severe gender inequalities exist in the family group. Her conclusions establish the clear relationship between political, economic, legal, and social equality for women and the reduction of all forms of domestic violence.
Women Who Kill
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Ann Jones
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-01 - Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY

This landmark study offers a rogues’ gallery of women—from the Colonial Era to the 20th century—who answered abuse and oppression with murder: “A classic” (Gloria Steinem). Women rarely resort to murder. But when they do, they are likely to kill their intimates: husbands, lovers, or children. In Women Who Kill,
Women Who Love Men Who Kill
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Sheila Isenberg
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Dell Publishing Company

A revealing collection of personal accounts allows women who have fallen in love with and married murderers to reveal why they are attracted to such men. Reprint.
The New Predator--Women Who Kill
Language: en
Pages: 248
Authors: Deborah Schurman-Kauflin
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-01-01 - Publisher: Algora Publishing

This is the first book ever written on the basis of face-to-face interviews with women serial killers. The author, a professional criminal profiler, analyzes the common features and the distinctions between women and men who kill, and their crimes and cri.
Women Who Kill
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: David Roche, Cristelle Maury
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-20 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Women Who Kill explores several lines of inquiry: the female murderer as a figure that destabilizes order; the tension between criminal and victim; the relationship between crime and expression (or the lack thereof); and the paradox whereby a crime can be both an act of destruction and a creative assertion
Women Who Kill
Language: en
Pages: 105
Authors: RJ Parker
Categories: True Crime
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-15 - Publisher: CreateSpace

Are women really the weaker sex?When we hear about a Serial Killer, we never consider the sex, we would immediately assume a man...right? But that's not always the case! Females are for the most part, the loving and caring protectors of our species and the ones that are more susceptible