THE AGE OF SEX CRIME.

Author: Caputi (Jane)
Year: 1987
Publisher: Bowling Green State Univ. Popular Press (Ohio)
Edition Details: 1st US edn.
Book Condition: F/F
ISBN: 0879723858
Price: 12.00
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Hardback. A feminist analysis of the sexualised murder of women by men in modern Western society. 'From Jack the Ripper to the Boston Strangler to the Yorkshire Ripper, serial sex murder has become so mythologised through sensational reporting that popular culture virtually celebrates the "work" of the ripper, turning him into a media star.' Chapter headings include : Sex Crime Comes of Age; The Ripper Repository; The Ripper Repetitions; Companion Ideologies; The Fetishes of Sex Crime etc. With Epilogue, Illus., Notes and Index. 246pp. h/back. From the library of true crime writer, Wilfred Gregg, with his personal b/plate. F. in F. dw.

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