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CASTILLO MURILLEJO, Norma Constanza. For Which Other Reasons Than Political Affiliation Did We Colombians Kill Each Other in the 1950s?. univ.humanist. [online]. 2009, n.67, pp. 147-164. ISSN 0120-4807.
During the period of violence in Colombia, the press was the voice of the liberal and conservative parties. "Sucesos," a weekly paper that did not declare any political affiliation, recorded through its chronicles of crimes of passion gender related reasons to kill, legitimized by culture and legislated by the penal code of 1936. The beliefs and the values related to what society expected men and women to do are discovered as the principal answer to the research question. Could it be that these reasons are still valid?
Keywords : cultural history; red chronicles; crime of passion.