Gregoriou, Christiana

Constructing Crime

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Table of contents

1. Constructing Criminal Facts

1. Introduction and Rationale
Christiana Gregoriou

2. The Devil Drives a Lada: The Social Construction of Hackers as Cybercriminals
David S. Wall

3. Scanning Bodies, Stripping Rights? How Do UK Media Discourses Portray Airport Security Measures?
Christiana Gregoriou, Pinelopi Troullinou

4. Narrative and Historical Truth in Delayed Civil Actions for Child Abuse
Tony Ward

5. The Edgier Waters of the Era: Gordon Burn’s Somebody’s Husband, Somebody’s Son
Martyn Colebrook

2. Constructing Criminal Fictions

6. Introduction and Rationale
Christiana Gregoriou

7. Cogito ergo sum: Criminal Logic and Mad Discourse in Shutter Island

Michelle E. Iwen

8. ‘Armageddon Was Yesterday — Today We Have a Serious Problem’: Pre-and Postmillennial Tropes for Crime and Criminality in Fiction by David Peace and Stieg Larsson
Richard Brown

9. It’s a sin […] using Ludwig van like that. He did no harm to anyone, Beethoven just wrote music’: The Role of the Incongruent Soundtrack in the Representation of the Cinematic Criminal
David Ireland

10. Criminal Publication and Victorian Prefaces: Suspending Disbelief in Sensation Fiction
Malcah Effron

3. Constructing Social Identities and Wrongdoings

11. Introduction and Rationale
Christiana Gregoriou

12. Crime through a Corpus: The Linguistic Construction of Offenders in the British Press
Ulrike Tabbert

13. Popular Faces of Crime in Spain
Alison Sinclair

14. Reinventing the Badman in Jamaican Fiction and Film
Lucy Evans

15. Neurotecs: Detectives, Disability and Cognitive Exceptionality in Contemporary Fiction
Stuart Murray

4. Constructing Gendered Crime

16. Introduction and Rationale
Christiana Gregoriou

17. Engendering Violence: Textual and Sexual Torture in Val McDermid’s The Mermaids Singing

Kate Watson

18. Life of Crime: Feminist Crime/Life Writing in Sara Paretsky, Writing in an Age of Silence, P. D. James, Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of Autobiography and Val McDermid, A Suitable Job for a Woman: Inside the World of Women Private Eyes

Charlotte Beyer

19. Understanding Aileen Wuornos: Pushing the Limits of Empathy
Mandy Koolen

Keywords: Social Sciences, Journalism, Criminology and Criminal Justice, general, Film History, Media Studies, Genre, Fiction

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