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
1 April 2017Published
2 May 2016Published Online
3 March 2016Accepted
Subjects: CAH15 - social sciences > CAH15-01 - sociology, social policy and anthropology > CAH15-01-01 - social sciences (non-specific)
Divisions: Faculty of Business, Law and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences > Dept. Criminology and Sociology
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Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2018 15:30
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2022 15:55

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