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Homicide Law Reform, Gender and the Provocation Defence

A Comparative Perspective

  • Kate Fitz-Gibbon

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: The Partial Defence of Provocation

  3. The Problem of Provocation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 25-42
    3. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 43-73
    4. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 74-88
  4. Addressing the Provocation Problem ’ Divergent Approaches to Homicide Law Reform

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 89-89
    2. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 91-107
    3. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 127-149
  5. The Intended and Unintended Effects of Homicide Law Reform

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 177-177
    2. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 213-234
    3. Kate Fitz-Gibbon
      Pages 235-262
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 275-315

About this book

Introduction

This book critically examines the operation of the partial defence of provocation in a range of comparative international jurisdictions. Centrally concerned with conceptual questions of gender, justice and the role of denial in the criminal justice system, Fitz-Gibbon explores the divergent approaches taken to reforming the law of provocation.

Keywords

Law reform homicide gender provocation criminal justice system law jurisdictions defence criminal justice laws women

Authors and affiliations

  • Kate Fitz-Gibbon
    • 1
  1. 1.Deakin UniversityAustralia

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