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FORCE – Forensic Culture in Europe, 1930-2000

Bibliographic database

One of the aims of the FORCE project, is to create a database of relevant literature pertaining to forensic cultures. Below you will find several curated lists of sources that discuss different aspects of forensic cultures.

 

1. General

The following lists contain a selection of the most relevant and useful sources regarding the development of forensic techniques in the countries that FORCE studies (the Netherlands, England, Spain and Russia).

  • Adam, A., Crime and the Construction of Forensic Objectivity from 1850. (London 2020)
  • Burney, I, and C. Hamlin (eds), Global Forensic Cultures. Making Fact and Justice in the Modern Era (Baltimore 2019)
  • Watson, K.D., Forensic Medicine in Western Society: A History (London/New York 2010).

  

1a. The Netherlands

  • Bal, R., ‘How to Kill with a Ballpoint: Credibility in Dutch Forensic Science.’ Science, Technology & Human Values 30:1 (2005) 52-75.
  • Barneveld, P.D., ‘TBR of TBS – Enkele ontwikkelingen na 1945’, in: F. Koenraadt (ed.), Ziek of schuldig? Twee eeuwen forensische psychiatrie en psychologie (Arnhem 1991) 5-19.
  • De Ridder, D.T.D. , ‘Voorlichting van de psychiater aan de strafrechter rond de eeuwwisseling: diagnose of vonnis?’ in: F. Koenraadt (ed.), Ziek of schuldig? Twee eeuwen forensische psychiatrie en psychologie (Arnhem 1991) 35-48.
  • Donker, G. and S. Faber, ‘De ziekelijke zenuwoverspanning van Jannetje J. Een rapport van F.S. Meijers in een Amsterdamse kindermoordzaak uit 1912’ in: F. Koenraadt (ed.), Ziek of schuldig? Twee eeuwen forensische psychiatrie en psychologie (Arnhem 1991) 67-83.
  • Froentjes, W., Hoofdstukken uit de criminalistiek (Arnhem 1985).
  • Jong, L. and A. M’Charek, ‘The high-profile case as ‘fire object’: Following the Marianne Vaatstra murder case through the media’ Crime Media Culture, 14:3 (2017) 1-17.
  • Kerkhoff, A.H.M, ‘Over de verhouding tussen gerechtelijke geneeskunde en openbare gezondheidszorg: een historisch overzicht’ in: B.A.J. Cohen et al. (eds), Forensische geneeskunde. Raakvlakken tussen geneeskunst, gezondheidszorg en recht (Assen 2004).
  • Mooij, A.W.M., ‘De forensische psychiatrie in haar geschiedenis’ in: F. Koenraadt (ed.), Ziek of schuldig? Twee eeuwen forensische psychiatrie en psychologie (Arnhem 1991) 5-19.
  • Oosterhuis. H and M. Gijswijt-Hofstra, Verward van geest en ander ongerief. Psychiatrie en geestelijke gezondheidszorg in Nederland (1870-2005) (Houten 2008).
  • Oosterhuis, H., ‘Treatment as punishment: Forensic psychiatry in the Netherlands (1870-2005)’ International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 37:1 (2014) 37-49.
  • Ruberg, W. and N. Dijkstra, ‘De forensische wetenschap in Nederland (1800-1930): een terreinverkenning’ Studium 9:3 (2016) 121-143.
  • Ruberg, W., ‘Onzekere kennis. De rol van forensische geneeskunde en psychiatrie in Nederlandse verkrachtingszaken (1811-1920).’ Tijdschrift voor Sociale en Economische Geschiedenis 9:1 (2012) 87-110.
  • Ruberg, W., ‘Travelling Knowledge and Forensic Medicine: Infanticide, Body and Mind in the Netherlands, 1811-1911,’ Medical History 57, 3 (2013) 359-376.
  • Ruberg, W., ‘Trauma, Body, and Mind: Forensic Medicine in Nineteenth-Century Dutch Rape Cases’, Journal of the History of Sexuality 22, 1 (2013) 85-104.
  • Tijsseling, A.C., ‘Schuldige seks. Homoseksuele zedendelicten rondom de Duitse bezettingstijd’, (PhD dissertation; Utrecht University 2009).
  • Tijsseling, A. C., ‘Innocent Boys and Unruly Women: Professional “Oversights” in Sex Crimes’ in: Z. Davy et al. (eds) Bound and Unbound: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Genders and Sexualities (Newcastle 2008) 25-39.
  • Toom, V.H., ‘Dragers van waarheid: normatieve aspecten van twintig jaar forensisch DNA-onderzoek in Nederland’, (PhD dissertation; University of Amsterdam 2010).
  • Van Ruller S., ‘De territoriumstrijd tussen juristen en psychiaters in de negentiende eeuw’ in: F. Koenraadt (ed.), Ziek of schuldig? Twee eeuwen forensische psychiatrie en psychologie (Arnhem 1991) 22-33
  • Wilkinson, C., ‘“In een vlaag van waanzin”: psychische stoornissen, gender en de tbr in krantenberichten over delicten in 1930’, Tijdschrift voor Criminologie 57, 4 (2015) 382-395.

 

1b. England

  • Adam, A., A History of Forensic Science: British Beginnings in the Twentieth Century (London 2017).
  • Ballinger, A., ‘Masculinity in the Dock: Legal Responses to Male Violence and Female Retaliation in England and Wales, 1900–1965’, Social and Legal Studies 16, 4 (2007) 459–481.
  • Bingham, A., ‘Court reporting’, in: A. Bingham, Family Newspapers? Sex, Private Life, and the British Popular Press 1918-1978 (Oxford 2009).
  • Bourke, J., Rape: A History from 1860 to the Present Day (London 2007).
  • Brennan K.M., ‘‘A Fine Mixture of Pity and Justice:’ The Criminal Justice Response to Infanticide in Ireland, 1922-1949’, Law and History Review 31, 4 (2013) 793-841.
  • Burney, I. and N. Pemberton, ‘Bruised witness: Bernard Spilsbury and the Performance of Early Twentieth-Century English Forensic Pathology’, Medical History 55 (2001) 41-60.
  • Burney, I., and N. Pemberton, Murder and the Making of the English CSI (Baltimore 2016).
  • Crites, R., ‘Husbands’ Violence against Wives in England and Wales, 1914-1939: A Review of Contemporary Understandings of and Responses to Men’s Marital Violence’ (PhD dissertation; University of Warwick 2016).
  • D’Cruze, S., ‘’The damned place was haunted’: The Gothic, Middlebrow Culture and Inter-War ‘Notable Trials’’, Literature and History 15, 1 (2006) 37-58.
  • Leader, K., ‘Trials, Truth-Telling and the Performing Body’ (PhD dissertation; University of Sydney 2008).
  • Loughnan, A., and T. Ward, ‘Emergent Authority and Expert Knowledge: Psychiatry and Criminal Responsibility in the UK’, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 37 (2014) 25-36.
  • Plain, G., Twentieth Century Crime Fiction: Gender, Sexuality and the Body (London, 2001).
  • Seal, L., Women, Murder and Femininity: Gender Representations of Women Who Kill (Basingstoke 2010).
  • Temkin, J., ‘Medical Evidence in Rape Cases: A Continuing Problem for Criminal Justice’, The Modern Law Review 61, 6 (1998) 821-848.
  • Watson, K., Medicine and Justice: Medico-Legal Practice in England and Wales, 1700-1914. (Oxon/New York 2020)
  • Weston, J., Medicine, the Penal System and Sexual Crimes in England, 1919-1960s: Diagnosing Deviance (London 2018).
  • Yount, L., Forensic Science: From Fibers to Fingerprints (New York 2007).

 

1c. Spain

  • Martínez-Pérez, J., ‘Restableciendo la salud del Estado. Medicina y regeneración nacional en torno a un proceso judicial en la encrucijada de los siglos XIX al XX’, Dynamis 18 (1998) 127-156.
  • Cuenca Lorente, M., El veneno de María Bonamot: juicios, peritos y crimen en la España del siglo XIX (Valencia 2015)
  • Bertomeu Sánchez, J.R., ‘Ciencia y justicia en los tiempos del cólera: el misterio de los bizcochos de Torroja (1865)’, Asclepio 70, 2 (2018) 235.
  • Bertomeu Sánchez, J.R., ‘Antonio Lecha-Marzo y los orígenes de la policía científica. Investigación y ciencia’, Investigación Ciencia (2017) < https://www.investigacionyciencia.es/blogs/ciencia-y-sociedad/90/posts/antonio-lecha-marzo-y-los-orgenes-de-la-polica-cientfica-15955>
  • Bertomeu Sánchez, J.R., ‘Huellas dactilares a través del mundo transatlántico: las vidas paralelas de Juan Vucetich y Federico Olóriz’, Dynamis 38, 1 (2018) 131-162.
  • Bertomeu Sánchez, J.R., ‘Fingerprints and the Politics of Scientific Policing in Early Twentieth-Century Spain’, in: I. Burney and C. Hamlin (eds), Global Forensic Cultures. Making Fact and Justice in the Modern Era (Baltimore 2019).
  • Campos, R., ‘La construcción psiquiátrica del sujeto peligroso y la Ley de Vagos y Maleantes en la España franquista (1939-1970)’, Culturas Psy 7 (2016) 9-44.
  • Campos, R., ‘Criminalidad y locura en la Restauración. El proceso del cura Galeote (1886-1888). Frenia. Revista de Historia de La Psiquiatría 3 (2003) 111-145.
  • Campos, R. and R. Huertas, ‘’Délire eugénique’ et meurtre. Le cas d’Aurora Rodríguez et sa représentation dans le film Mi hija Hildegart’. Criminocorpus 2 (2007) <http://journals.openedition.org/criminocorpus/250>
  • Campos, R., El Caso Morillo: Crimen, locura y subjetividad en la España de la Restauración, (Madrid 2010).
  • Campos, R., ‘Leer el crimen. Violencia, escritura y subjetividad en el proceso Morillo (1882-1884)’, Frenia. Revista de Historia de La Psiquiatría 10, 1 (2010) 95-122.
  • Huertas, R., ‘Psiquiatría forense. El caso de Lafora, G.R. en la psiquiatría del nuevo Código Penal español de 1928’, in: R. Huertas, A. Romero and R. Álvarez, Perspectivas psiquiátricas: Nuevas Tendencias (Madrid 1987)
  • Huertas, R., (2004). ‘Entre la ciencia forense y la legitimación social: en torno al caso Garayo’, in: J.M. Álvarez Martínez, R. Esteban Arnáis (eds), Crimen y locura. IV Jornadas de la Sección de Historia (Madrid 2004).
  • Meer, C. and A. Lecha-Marzo, (1888-1919): contribución al estudio de la historia de la medicina legal contemporánea. (PhD dissertation; University of Valladolid 1985).
  • Lévy, S., ‘Prevenir, rehabilitar y sancionar. La incorporación de las ideas psicoanalíticas a la psiquiatría forense (1930-1950)’, in: R. Campos and Á. de Pablo (eds), Psiquiatría e higiene mental en el primer franquismo (Madrid 2016).
  • Peset, J.L., Ciencia y marginación. Sobre negros, locos y criminales. (Barcelona 1993).

 

1d. Russia

  • Antonian, I.M., Seriinyie seksyalnyie prestuplenia (Moscow 2002)
  • Barry, D.D., G. Ginsburgs and P.B. Maggs, (eds), Soviet Law After Stalin, I: The Citizen and the State in Contemporary Soviet Law (Leiden 1977).
  • Buneev, A.N. and T.M. Feinberg, Sudebnaia psikhiatriia (Moscow 1947).
  • Engelstein, L., ‘Combined underdevelopment: Discipline and the law in imperial and Soviet Russia’, American Historical Review 98, 2 (1993) 338–353.
  • Feinberg, T.M., Sudebno-psikhiatricheskaia ekspertiza i opyt raboty institutasudebnoi psikhiatriia im. prof. Serbskogo za XXV let. (Moscow 1947)
  • Graham, L.R., Science, philosophy, and human behavior in the Soviet Union (New York 1987)
  • Graham, L.R., Science in Russia and the Soviet Union: a short history (Cambridge 1993)
  • Buckley, M., Post-Soviet women : from the Baltic to Central Asia (Cambridge 1997)
  • Feldbrugge, F.J.M. (ed.), Encyclopedia of Soviet law (Leiden 1985)
  • Healey, D., Bolshevik sexual forensics: Diagnosing disorder in the clinic and courtroom, 1917–1939 (DeKalb 2009)
  • Healey, D., ‘Russian and Soviet forensic psychiatry: Troubled and troubling’, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry 37, 2 (2014) 71–81.
  • Ivanov, L.O. and L.V. Iljina, Puti I sudby otechestvennoi kriminologii (1991).
  • Kozhevnikov, A.B., Stalin’s great science: the times and adventures of Soviet physicists (London 2004).
  • Kowalsky, S.A., Deviant women: Female crime and criminology in revolutionary Russia, 1880–1930. (DeKalb 2009).
  • Krementsov, N.L. Stalinist science (Princeton 1997)
  • Krasnushkin, E.K., ‘Chto takoe prestupnik? Prestupnik i prestupnost’. Sbornik 1 (1926) 6 – 33.
  • Solomon Jr., P.H., Soviet criminal justice under Stalin (Cambridge 1996)
  • Sorokina, M., ‘Between power and experts. Soviet doctors examine Katyn’ in: F.L. Bernstein, C. Burton and D. Healey (eds) Soviet medicine: culture, practice, and science (DeKalb 2010)
  • Van Voren, R., Cold War in psychiatry: Human factors, secret actors (Amsterdam 2010)
  • Zajicek, B., ‘Scientific psychiatry in Stalin’s Soviet Union: The politics of modern medicine and the struggle to define ‘Pavlovian’ psychiatry, 1939–1953’ (PhD dissertation; University of Chicago 2009)