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Fitz-Gibbon, Kate

Homicide Law Reform, Gender and the Provocation Defence

Fitz-Gibbon, Kate - Homicide Law Reform, Gender and the Provocation Defence, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Partial Defence of Provocation
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Part I. The Problem of Provocation

2. Male Honour and the Provocation Defence
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

3. Jealous Men and Provocative Women
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

4. The Plight of the Provoked Battered Woman
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Part II. Addressing the Provocation Problem ’ Divergent Approaches to Homicide Law Reform

5. Addressing the Provocation Problem
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

6. Abolishing Provocation — The Victorian Experience
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

7. Replacing Provocation — The English Experience
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

8. Restricting Provocation — The New South Wales Experience
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Part III. The Intended and Unintended Effects of Homicide Law Reform

9. New Laws, Same Problems — Alternative Categories to Murder
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

10. The Difficulty of Law Reform for Battered Women who Kill
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

11. Complicating the Law of Homicide
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

12. Questions of Sentencing in the Provocation Debate
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

13. Conclusion: The Partial Defence of Provocation and Lessons for Law Reform
Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Keywords: Criminology and Criminal Justice, Crime and Society, Criminal Law, Gender Studies, Prison and Punishment, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Fundamentals of Law

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2014
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
328 pages
Category
Upbringing, Education
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137357557
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-47080-8

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