Getting even? Women who kill in domestic encounters

  title={Getting even? Women who kill in domestic encounters},
  author={C. Mann},
  journal={Justice Quarterly},
  • C. Mann
  • Published 1988
  • Psychology
  • Justice Quarterly
Field research in six U. S. cities, included among cities with the highest murder rates in the country, was undertaken to explore female criminal homicide offenders and the circumstances of their crimes. This article addresses a subgroup of those women; those who kill persons with whom they have been intimate sexually. Many of the results support earlier studies by finding, for example, that domestic homicide is intrafamilial, intraracial and intersexual, but other discoveries such as the… Expand
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