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Introduction

  • Ian CumminsEmail author
  • Marian Foley
  • Martin King
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Crime, Media and Culture book series (PSCMC)

Abstract

This chapter will outline the structure, content and overall approach of the book. It is important to start with a clear statement of the purpose of this work. It is not an attempt to ‘solve’ any mysteries about the crimes of the Moors Murders. There is no new information about the case in this volume. This collection is a multi-dimensional analysis of the social and cultural legacy of the crimes of Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. The chapter outlines the main themes that are examined in more depth throughout the work. It also discusses bricolage as a research method and how this approach is used across the work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Health and SocietyUniversity of SalfordSalfordUK
  2. 2.Department of Social Care and Social WorkManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK
  3. 3.Department of Health Care StudiesManchester Metropolitan UniversityManchesterUK

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