By Andrew Pepper,David Schmid

Why has crime fiction turn into a world genre? How do writers use crime fiction to mirror upon the altering nature of crime and policing in our modern global? This publication argues that the globalization of crime fiction shouldn't be celebrated uncritically. as a substitute, it seems on the new varieties and strategies writers are utilizing to envision the crimes and policing practices that outline a swiftly altering international. In doing so, this selection of essays examines how the connection among worldwide crime, capitalism, and policing produces new configurations of violence in crime fiction – and asks even if the style can locate methods of reading or even opposing such violence as a part of its unavoidably restricted look for justice either inside and past the nation.  

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