Corpus ID: 151875758

Narrating violent crime and negotiating Germanness:the print news media and the National Socialist Underground (NSU), 2000-2012

@inproceedings{Graef2017NarratingVC,
  title={Narrating violent crime and negotiating Germanness:the print news media and the National Socialist Underground (NSU), 2000-2012},
  author={Josefine Graef},
  year={2017}
}
This thesis examines how the German print news media negotiate notions of Germanness by narrating the acts of violent crime committed by the right-wing extremist group National Socialist Underground (NSU) between 2000 and 2011. Combining Paul Ricœur’s textual hermeneutics with insights from narrative criminology as well as violence and narrative media studies, I approach the NSU as a narrative puzzle. I thereby investigate how the media narrate a murder series of nine men with a migration… Expand
1 Citations
Germany’s New Right-wing Populist Party – the Alternative for Germany
In the year 2017, a new political party entered Germany’s parliament called ‘Alternative for Germany’ or AfD. Mainstream media labels the party far right, radical-right, right wing,Expand

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 305 REFERENCES
Are self-narratives strategic or determined, unified or fragmented? Reading Breivik’s Manifesto in light of narrative criminology
Anders Behring Breivik carried out two terrorist attacks in Norway in 2011, killing 77 people. In a 1500-page Manifesto, he justifies the attacks, describes his ideology and presents his life-story.Expand
Gangster, victim or both? The interdiscursive construction of sameness and difference in self-presentations.
TLDR
The paper conceptualizes two contradictory discourses used by ethnic minority drug dealers in a street drug market in Oslo, Norway, and suggests that similar interdiscursivity may have been sacrificed in previous research to produce more coherent theoretical frameworks. Expand
STORIES OF VIOLENCE: A NARRATIVE CRIMINOLOGICAL STUDY OF AMBIGUITY
Violence features in human life, not only as actual physical confrontation but also as stories. Stories of violence are particularly important in violence-prone subcultures and among those partakingExpand
Media, State and Nation: Political Violence and Collective Identities
PART ONE: POLITICAL VIOLENCE AND THE NEWS MEDIA Introduction The Interpretation of Violence 'Terrorism', the Media and the Liberal-Democratic State A Critique of the Orthodoxy The Media Politics ofExpand
The myth of my widow: A dramatistic analysis of news portrayals of a terrorist victim
Abstract Mythic aspects of news portrayals of a terrorist victim are the focus of this study. Using the dramatistic approach of Kenneth Burke, the study reviews New York Times coverage of LeonExpand
Right-Wing Violence in Germany: Assessing the Objectives, Personalities and Terror Trail of the National Socialist Underground and the State's Response to It
In the last five years the forces of organised right-wing extremism have made electoral advances across many states in contemporary Europe. Germany has not been immune and the extreme right party,Expand
Reading anonymity: Narrative difference and framework selection in the claiming of terrorist violence
Despite the supposed importance of media coverage in achieving terrorist objectives, data indicate that terrorist groups increasingly commit unclaimed acts of violence. This article hopes to drawExpand
Getting on top through mass murder: Narrative, metaphor, and violence
This paper makes a case for narrative criminology by describing the storied nature of mass murder by Jim David Adkisson in Knoxville, Tennessee, USA. Drawing on interviews with and writings by David,Expand
The Media of Conflict: War Reporting and Representations of Ethnic Violence
Part 1 War, ethnicity, media: countering myths of ethnic war ethnic pervasion "who's it between"? "ethnic war" and rational violence a duty of care? ethnographic films at war ethnicity and the media.Expand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...