The ‘Dunblane massacre’ as a ‘photosensitive plate’

Wilson, David and Yardley, Elizabeth and Pemberton, Sarah (2017) The ‘Dunblane massacre’ as a ‘photosensitive plate’. Crime, Media, Culture, 13 (1). pp. 55-68. ISSN 1741-6590

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This article seeks to understand the mass murders that took place at Dunblane in 1996 and to consider if we might see aspects of this mass shooting as prophetic of other mass murders, such as those that took place at Columbine, Sandy Hook and on Utoya Island. It does this by using what we describe as a ‘criminological autopsy’ about the shootings and, in doing so, considers why this mass murder – still the worst in British history – has rarely been considered within criminology.

Item Type: Article
Date: 1 April 2017
Subjects: L900 Others in Social studies
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
REF UoA Output Collections > REF2021 UoA21: Sociology
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Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 15:30
Last Modified: 14 Oct 2020 14:15

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