The Cop in the Twilight Land: Swedish Police Narratives in Novels and Films 1965-2010 (published)

Project: Dissertation

Layman's description

Focusing on the bestsellers of Swedish crime fiction in novels and film, the dissertation map out the genre history and its cultural and ideological history from Sjöwall-Wahlöö to Stieg Larsson. Key words are: the welfare state, social and political change, crimonology, the role of the police, masculinity and the Swedish tradition of crime fiction in relation to the international genre. (Finished)
Effective start/end date2006/09/012011/12/31