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

  title={Narrating violent crime and negotiating Germanness:the print news media and the National Socialist Underground (NSU), 2000-2012},
  author={Josefine Graef},
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
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