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Author Gagne, Patricia.

Title Battered women's justice : the movement for clemency and the politics of self-defense / Patricia Gagne.

Imprint New York : Twayne Publishers ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  362.8292 G122b    ---  Available
Description xi, 245 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Social movements past and present
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-238) and index.
Contents The historical, social, and legal context of the clemency movement -- Political trials and legal reform -- The Ohio Battered Women's Movement and the Celeste Clemencies -- Clemency after Celeste -- Identity, strategy, and feminist tactics in the clemency movement -- The dissemination of identity-based movements.
Subject Abused women.
Abused women -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Women murderers.
Battered woman syndrome.
Self-defense (Law)
ISBN 0805791507 (alk. paper)

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