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James Treadwell 18 Mar 19
Right, time for this. I think I have probably been in VASTLY more lengthy interviews with murderers than most criminologists. I can name names, but don't. Many would mean nothing to most people anyway. But this sort of narrative line, It is cheap, simplistic and horrible.
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James Treadwell 18 Mar 19
Replying to @James_Treadwell
Homicide, rather than murder happens for an array of complex reasons, involving a diverse cast of offenders and victims. The impact is a far wider way than often recognised, and simplistic tropes of "hunting", "wickedness" and "evil" are, in my humble opinion, just utter crap.
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James Treadwell
Victims and offenders deserve better, as do all involved. A far bigger cast is involved. Much of the criminal justice work is mundane and frustrating and, well all a bit dull. That work doesn't end with conviction. Some of the most dull and tragic people I have met were murderers
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James Treadwell 19 Mar 19
Replying to @James_Treadwell
A final thing. If you need to tell people how significant you are on the cover of your book, you probably aren't. So even if your publisher swallows the line, most criminologists and people with half a clue won't. So please, just for your sake, don't start to believe the hype.
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Gareth Evans 18 Mar 19
Replying to @James_Treadwell
šŸ˜Œ Banal...(?)
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