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Happy like profilers: Gordon Burn, modernity and serial killing (2014)
Journal Article
Cummins, I., & King, M. (2014). Happy like profilers: Gordon Burn, modernity and serial killing. International journal of criminology & sociological theory, 7(3),

Haggerty (2009) has outlined the ways, in which, “serial killers” can be seen as a product of modernity. In particular, he highlights the ways, in which, a symbiotic relationship has developed between the media and “serial killers”. A significa... Read More about Happy like profilers: Gordon Burn, modernity and serial killing.

‘. . . And after the break’: Police officers’ views of TV crime drama (2014)
Journal Article
views of TV crime drama. Policing, 8(2), 205-211. https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pau014

The police procedural drama is a staple feature of the TV listings. Detective fiction dominates the best sellers’ lists. Despite this, the day-to-day reality of policing is obscured from the vast majority of the public who have little direct contac... Read More about ‘. . . And after the break’: Police officers’ views of TV crime drama.

The violences of men : David Peace’s 1974 (2014)
Journal Article
Cummins, I., & King, M. (2014). The violences of men : David Peace’s 1974. Culture, society & masculinities (Print), 6(1), 91-108

This article examines representations of hegemonic masculinity and the resultant “violences of men” in the context of literature on representations of men and masculinities and representations of policing in TV and films. Using bricolage as a theoret... Read More about The violences of men : David Peace’s 1974.