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The trouble with female serial killers

Elizabeth Yardley and David Wilson

in Female Serial Killers In Social Context: Criminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326458
eISBN:
9781447327639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326458.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter introduces the topic of serial homicide, exploring the development of this academic field. Difficulties in defining ‘serial killing’ are considered in relation to the numerous ... More


Female Serial Killers In Social Context: Criminological institutionalism and the case of Mary Ann Cotton

Elizabeth Yardley and David Wilson

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781447326458
eISBN:
9781447327639
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326458.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

To date, approaches to understanding serial murder have focused on individual cases rather than the social context in which they occurred. This book marks a departure by situating nineteenth century ... More


Jack the Ripper and the London Press

L. Perry Curtis Jr.

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088724
eISBN:
9780300133691
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088724.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Press coverage of the 1888 mutilation murders attributed to Jack the Ripper was, of necessity, filled with gaps and silences, for the killer remained unknown, and Victorian journalists had little ... More


Madams, Murders, and the Media: Akhbar al-Hawadith and the Emergence of a Mass Culture in 1920s Egypt1

Shaun T. Lopez

in Re-Envisioning Egypt 1919-1952

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774249006
eISBN:
9781617971006
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249006.003.0014
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter tells the story of the 1920 Alexandria serial murders, the “Raya and Sakina” murders, and argues that they played an important role in constructing the notion of an Egyptian national ... More


The Vampire of Düsseldorf and the Butcher of Hanover

Samm Deighan

in M

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325772
eISBN:
9781800342422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325772.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the numerous ways in which Fritz Lang's M prefigured and captured the growing understanding of serial murder in cinema. It recounts how Lang used a number of true crime sources ... More


Iran: The state and terrorism in Iran

Ali M. Ansari

in Non-Western responses to terrorism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781526105813
eISBN:
9781526135988
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526105813.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This paper discusses the role of 'terror' and 'terrorism' as an aspect of state policy in Iran during the twentieth century, looking at its historical context both within Qajar Iran and as an aspect ... More


The Contradictions of Grief: Violence and Value in Blacklight Magazine

Darius Bost

in Evidence of Being: The Black Gay Cultural Renaissance and the Politics of Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226589794
eISBN:
9780226589961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226589961.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This chapter examines the magazine's representations of a string of unsolved murders targeting same-sex-desiring and gender non-conforming black bodies in Washington, D.C., in the late 1970s and ... More


In the Life

Terrion L. Williamson

in Scandalize My Name: Black Feminist Practice and the Making of Black Social Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780823274727
eISBN:
9780823274772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823274727.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the case of eight black women who were the victims of a serial murderer between July 2003 and October 2004 in Peoria, Illinois. It begins with an analysis of the Don Imus ... More


Principal Variants

Casie E. Hermansson

in Bluebeard: A Reader's Guide to the English Tradition

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732306
eISBN:
9781604733532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732306.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

In 1695, Charles Perrault wrote a French fairy tale, “La Barbe bleue” (“Bluebeard”). Published in 1697 and translated into English in 1729, it featured a character that had dominated international ... More


A Remembrance

Sonia Sanchez

in Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732740
eISBN:
9781604734713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732740.003.0024
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

This chapter focuses on the death of James Baldwin, which made a big impact on Sonia Sanchez’s life. When Sanchez first read James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain, she knew she was home. Seeing ... More


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