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The Gay Gang murders : illegitimate victims, disposable bodies

Davis, Kristen Lisa


This thesis undertakes a discourse analysis of the mainstream and gay media, legal and popular narratives pertaining to a set of gay bashings, murders and disappearances of gay men from the Bondi-Tamarama region in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, during the 1980s and early 1990s. With the exception of one murder, these events - dubbed the 'gay gang murders' - were not properly investigated until more than a decade had passed when a detective noted a number of similarities between the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5d778589c8757


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