Convicted Survivors: The Imprisonment of Battered Women Who Kill / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $1.99
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 93%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (9) from $1.99   
  • New (2) from $18.66   
  • Used (7) from $1.99   

Overview

Explores the experiences of women imprisoned for killing their male abusers and their treatment by the criminal justice system.
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“This book brings to the forefront the characteristics of battered women who kill their partners and their experiences with the criminal justice system, from arrest to incarceration. It gives the reader an insight into their troubled lives and provides a context for their lethal offense. The policy implications and the recommendations that flow from the research are significant.” — Barbara Bloom, Sonoma State University
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791453285
  • Publisher: State University of New York Press
  • Publication date: 4/4/2002
  • Series: SUNY series in Women, Crime, and Criminology Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 218
  • Sales rank: 1,045,544
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Elizabeth Dermody Leonard is Professor of Sociology at Vanguard University.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Tables
Foreword by Dr. Nancy K. D. Lemon, Esq.
Acknowledgments

Part I

1. Introduction

2. Battered Women Who Kill and the Criminal Justice System: A Review of the Literature

3. Explaining Intimate Violence: Theoretical and Methodological Framework

4. Study Format and Design

5. A Profile of Convicted Survivors

Part II: Narratives of Personal Experiences: An Introduction

6. Minimizing and Forgetting Violence

7. Self-Identifying as a Battered Woman

8. Police Involvement

Calling 911
Barriers to Calling

9. Coercive Drugging

10. Adjudication Processes

11. Conclusion and Policy Implications

12. Portraits

Appendix A: Informed Consent Statements
Appendix B: Survey Questionnaires
Appendix C: Interview Guide

Notes
References
Author Index
Subject Index

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)