Crime Magazine Stories: From American Idiom to an English

  • Anita Biressi
Part of the Crime Files Series book series (CF)


Part I began to unpack the ways in which true crime literatures and other mass media products help to produce certain knowledges and tell particular stories about crime, policing, disciplinarity and social control. The unravelling of historical and political discourses of crime and of true crime highlighted the ways in which concepts of lawlessness, of citizenship and individual responsibility have been articulated and perpetuated, underpinning the rhetorical division between the moral subject and its others.


Serial Killer Hollywood Movie Black Mask Crime Literature Female Reader 
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© Anita Biressi 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anita Biressi
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  1. 1.Buckinghamshire Chilterns University CollegeHigh Wycombe BuckinghamshireUK

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