The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Re-Thinking Moral Panics
Catalogue Number: STV017
Producer: Shortcutstv Ltd
Producing Agencies: Shortcutstv Ltd
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Criminal Justice & Law, Current Events, Family Studies/Home Economics, Guidance, Health and Medicine, Psychology, Science, Social Issues, Social Sciences, Sociology
Grade Level: Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: United Kingdom
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 7:00
When Vincent Li murdered and then cannibalised 22 year old Tim McLean on a Greyhound Bus heading for Winnipeg, the shock waves ran through Canadian society. But when Li was found unfit to face trial and later released, shock turned to outrage and triggered a social media moral panic. This film looks at the social reaction to Tim McLean’s murder and how it challenged the conventional sociological model of how moral panics are generated.
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