SOLON Law, Crime and History - Volume 9 - 2019
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Manipulating the Media: Victorian Lawyers, Transportation, and the Creation of Panic over Habitual Criminals (University of Plymouth, 2019)This article explores the largely forgotten attempts by key members of the legal profession in mid-nineteenth England to bring about a government rethink on the decision to abandon transportation. By creating alarm and ...
Examining Constructions of Perpetrators and Victims in Early Twentieth Century Canadian Newspaper Accounts of Femicides (University of Plymouth, 2019)This article examines how spousal femicides were framed in Ontario newspapers in the first decade of the twentieth century. Newspaper accounts served as a primary source of information, understandings, and perspectives ...
(University of Plymouth, 2019)This article examines the complex dynamics of class and gender in criminal proceedings against of men charged with feloniously causing the death of their children through neglect of their paternal duties. The intersection ...