Crime, Fear and the Law in True Crime Stories 2001 (Heftet)

Serie: Crime Files 


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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2001
Antall sider: 250
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: Crime Files
ISBN/EAN: 9781349410491
Kategori: Språk og Kulturhistorie
Omtale Crime, Fear and the Law in True Crime Stories 2001
Why do true crime stories exert such popular fascination? What do they have to say about the fear of crime in the present moment? This book examines the historical origins and development of true crime and its evolution into distinctive contemporary forms. Embracing a range of non-fiction accounts - true crime book and magazines, law and order television, popular journalism - it traces how they harness and explore current concerns about law and order, crime and punishment and personal vulnerability.

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