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NOTES 1. For more statistical information on violence against women, see Measuring Violence against Women, Statistical Trends, 2006; Family Violence in Canada: a Statistical Profile, 2006. Victimization and Agency in the Discourse of Battered Women Who Kill 41 2. Lesbian battering is not included in the discussion of this chapter since lesbian battering has been primarily analyzed in isolation from the legal system (see Mahoney, 1991, pp. 50–54). 3. The cycle theory of violence refers to a three-part cycle: the tension-building phase, in which the abuser expresses hostility towards the woman and abuses her verbally, psychology and physically.

No. 1415 (Ont. ). J. No. 105. Q. J. No. 13. J. No. 12. CONTEXTUAL CONSTRAINTS ON DEFENDANTS’ APOLOGIES AT SENTENCING M. Catherine Gruber ABSTRACT This chapter explores some of the risks and constraints associated with defendants’ apologies during allocution at sentencing. It argues that defendants’ stigmatized institutional role identities in conjunction with the constraints imposed by the discursive context of allocution function to limit both the effectiveness with which defendants can speak on their own behalf and the kinds of things that they can say.

F. (1998). Domestic violence in black and white: Racialized gender stereotypes in gender violence. Columbia Journal of Gender and the Law, 8, 1. Mahoney, M. (1991). Legal images of battered women: Redefining the question of separation. Michigan Law Review, 90, 1. Mahoney, M. R. (1994). Victimization or oppression? Women’s lives, violence, and agency. In: A. F. Martha & M. Roxanne (Eds), The public nature of private violence: The discovery of domestic abuse. New York, London: Routledge. Martinson, L.

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