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The Cannibal on Bus 1170: Re-Thinking Moral Panics

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Catalogue Number:  STV017
Producer:  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
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  UK
Copyright Year:  2019
Running Time:  7


DVD Price:  $59.00
3 year post-secondary streaming price:  $89.00
DVD+3yr Post-Sec Stream Price:  $119.00
3yr K-12 Stream Price :  $59.00
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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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