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Detective fiction - homicide and social media

Laurie Taylor explores the way in which detective fiction reflects social change. Also, the phenomenon of homicide confession on social media - what does it mean?

Detecting the social – how the changing nature of crime stories illuminates shifts in society. Also, homicide confessions on social media. What does it mean when killers confess online? Laurie Taylor is joined by Mary Evans, Emeritus Professor of Sociology at the LSE and Elizabeth Yardley, director of the Centre for Applied Criminology at Birmingham City University.

Producer: Jayne Egerton

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