Assesses the changing attitudes to women in relation to crime and criminology over the past 50 years and the contributions made by feminist writers in recent years. Looks at the current policy initiatives on domestic violence. Focuses on the cases of Sally Clark and Angela Canning, both involving the unexplained deaths of more than one child, as an illustration of the complex interrelationship between feminist thinking and the criminal justice system.
|Translated title of the contribution||39. 'The Impact of Feminist Thinking on Criminal Law and Justice: Contradiction, Complexity, Conviction and Connection'|
|Pages (from-to)||503 - 515|
|Publication status||Published - 2004|