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Social media homicide confessions : stories of killers and their victims

Author: Elizabeth Yardley
Publisher: Bristol : Policy Press, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The relationship between crime and social media has become an increasingly important topic. This text analyses what those involved in homicide do with social media. It investigates the practices of those involved and argues that confessions convey insights into the social and cultural context of contemporary homicide.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Yardley
ISBN: 9781447328025 1447328027
OCLC Number: 1132136800
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 14 juin 2018).
Publié précédemment en version imprimée : 2017.
Description: 1 ressource en ligne : illustrations, fichiers HTML
Contents: From 'happy slapping' to 'Facebook murder': networked media in violent crimeHomicide and media: 'realities' and 'representations'Media in homicide: from consumption to participationApproach to the studyThe murder of Jennifer AlfonsoThe Janzen familicideThe murder of Charles TaylorDiscussion: the complex contexts of social media homicide confessions
Responsibility: Elizabeth Yardley.

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