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Women, murder and narratives of femininity.

Seal, L. (2010) 'Women, murder and narratives of femininity.', Criminal justice matters, 82 (1). pp. 29-34.


The language used to portray women accused of murder is frequently lurid and stereotypical. It can be especially shocking when women stand accused of such crimes as it violates idealised notions of femininity as conformist and nurturing.

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