27. april 2018

Rebecca and Russell Dobash

Russel and Rebecca DobashRebecca and Russell Dobash, emeritus professors, Criminology, School of Law, University of Manchester, UK, have published eight books and numerous articles on violence, gender and crime.

Their first book, ‘Violence Against Wives’ (Free Press, 1979) was groundbreaking and helped establish the field of research about violence against women.

Their latest book, ‘When Men Murder Women’ (Oxford University Press, 2015) is a comprehensive study of intimate partner murders, sexual murders, and the murders of older women that are examined in detail and compared to male-male murders with close attention to the murder event and the life-course of the perpetrators from childhood to the murder event and in prison.