The Aftermath of Provocation: Homicide Law Reform in Victoria, New South Wales and England
Over the past decade, homicide law reform surrounding the partial defences to murder has animated debate among criminological scholars and legal stakeholders in Australia and the United Kingdom. In…
“I remember”, “I thought”, “I know I didn't say”: Silence and memory in trauma narratives
This qualitative study examines the narratives of four female survivors and illustrates the importance of listening with an ear towards the various layers of silence held within them, as well as drawing attention to the potential limitations of memory research.
The Construction of Functional Identities in Forensic Interviews with Children
This study focuses on the functional identities of legal witness, legal victim, and legal perpetrator and their co-construction in the forensic interviews that take place after allegations of child…
‘Subversive stories and hegemonic tales’ of child sexual abuse: from expert legal testimony to television talk shows
- SociologyInternational Journal of Law in Context
This article explores the cultural and legal contexts in which the construction of childhood sexual abuse has taken place over the past three decades in the United States. It also explores a…
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