Multifaceted Perceptions of the Murderess in 19th Century Russia   

Krystel von Kumberg History often depicts women as victims rather than as perpetrators of violence. The stereotype of criminals as inherently masculine has dominated the literature. Warped crime data, societal perceptions of women’s domestic roles and theories regarding women’s sexuality have taken their toll in downplaying the significance of female crime. Stephen Frank, Sharon Kowalsky and Ronald LeBlanc’s articles from The Russian Review and Louise … Continue reading Multifaceted Perceptions of the Murderess in 19th Century Russia