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Murders and Acquisitions: Representations of the Serial Killer in Popular Culture

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The 'serial killer' has become increasingly prevalent in popular culture since the term was coined by Robert Ressler at the FBI in the mid-1970s. Murders and Acqusitions explores the social and political implications of this cultural figure. The collection argues that the often blood-chilling representations of the serial killer and serial killing offered in TV series, fil ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published August 15th 2013 by Bloomsbury Academic
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