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The Resource Murder, Medicine and Motherhood

Murder, Medicine and Motherhood

Label
Murder, Medicine and Motherhood
Title
Murder, Medicine and Motherhood
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Since the early 1990s, unexplained infant death has been reformulated as a criminal justice problem within many western societies. This shift has produced wrongful convictions in more than one jurisdiction. This book uses a detailed case study of the murder trial and appeals of Kathleen Folbigg to examine the pragmatics of proof beyond a reasonable doubt. It explores how legal process, medical knowledge and expectations of motherhood work together when a mother is charged with killing infants who have died in mysterious circumstances. The author argues that Folbigg, who remains in prison, was
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cunliffe, Emma
Dewey number
345.05
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
HV6541.A8 C86 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • legal cases and notes
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Filicide
  • Evidence (Law)
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Evidence (Law)
  • Filicide
  • LAW
  • Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Evidence (Law)
  • Filicide
  • Australia
Label
Murder, Medicine and Motherhood
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cunliffe_EB661 Murder, Medicine and Motherhood 9781847316608; Cunliffe_EB661 Murder, Medicine and Motherhood 9781847316608.pdf; Prelims; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; List of Illustrations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The Folbigg Case; Chapter 3. Unexplained Infant Death: A Shifting Theory of Maternal Culpability; Chapter 4. Distinguishing Homicide from SIDS; Chapter 5. The Scientific Case against Folbigg; Chapter 6. A Mother Who Would Kill Her Children; Chapter 7. Reading Guilt: Kathleen Folbigg's Diaries; Chapter 8. Media Monster
  • Chapter 9. ConclusionBibliography; Appendix. Chronology of Folbigg Children's Lives and Deaths; Index
Control code
780425692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472565556
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613340245
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
334024
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425692
Label
Murder, Medicine and Motherhood
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cunliffe_EB661 Murder, Medicine and Motherhood 9781847316608; Cunliffe_EB661 Murder, Medicine and Motherhood 9781847316608.pdf; Prelims; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents; Table of Cases; Table of Legislation; List of Illustrations; Chapter 1. Introduction; Chapter 2. The Folbigg Case; Chapter 3. Unexplained Infant Death: A Shifting Theory of Maternal Culpability; Chapter 4. Distinguishing Homicide from SIDS; Chapter 5. The Scientific Case against Folbigg; Chapter 6. A Mother Who Would Kill Her Children; Chapter 7. Reading Guilt: Kathleen Folbigg's Diaries; Chapter 8. Media Monster
  • Chapter 9. ConclusionBibliography; Appendix. Chronology of Folbigg Children's Lives and Deaths; Index
Control code
780425692
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (247 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781472565556
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786613340245
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
334024
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)780425692

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