Revisiting the Yorkshire Ripper Murders
Between 1975 and 1980, 13 women, 7 of whom were sex workers, were murdered in the North of England. Aside from the femicide itself, the case was infamous for police failings, misogyny, and victim… Expand
Portrait of A Serial Killer
This article presents a feminist analysis of the serial killer portrait film—a cycle of contemporary low-budget films featuring serial killer protagonists. Although unusual within serial killer… Expand
Duplicity and the Depraved Uncanny in Mediations of Ted Bundy
Abstract This article attends to the role of duplicity in managing serial killer Ted Bundy’s uncanniness. Texts such as Joe Berlinger’s Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (2019) and… Expand
Analysing local newspaper coverage of murders involving street sex workers
Based on victim hierarchies, news media framing of murdered sex workers is especially pejorative, often shaped by notions of deviant feminine sexuality and sex workers’ social and legal marginalisa...
Toward a History of Rights in the City at Night: Making and Breaking the Nightly Curfew in Nineteenth-Century Rio de Janeiro
- Political Science
- Comparative Studies in Society and History
Abstract During much of the nineteenth century, Rio de Janeiro, the Brazilian capital, was under a selective curfew that made it a crime to be in the city's public spaces after dark. The curfew bent… Expand
Una’s Becoming Unbecoming, Visuality, and Sexual Trauma
The autographical narrative Becoming Unbecoming (2015) interweaves Una’s own coming-of-age story with the collective histories of women living in Yorkshire in the mid to late 1970s. The chapter… Expand
An authorship analysis of the Jack the Ripper letters
- Psychology, Computer Science
- Digit. Scholarsh. Humanit.
Conclusion: Applying a Creative Feminist Approach to Exploring Crime History
In the concluding chapter I reiterate the value of crime history and studying key criminal events as a lens onto a wider range of criminological issues. For instance, this book’s focus on the… Expand
Introduction: The Yorkshire Ripper Case—Exploring Recent Crime History
This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Sutcliffe murders before considering the criminological value of revisiting this infamous case involving the murder of thirteen women by Peter… Expand
Locating the ‘Yorkshire Ripper’: A Crime of Time and Place?
This chapter explores the social and historical context of the Sutcliffe case, identifying how narratives of political and economic crisis in 1970s Britain combine with cultural conditions associated… Expand