Mass shootings in America : understanding the debates, causes, and responses / Jaclyn Schildkraut, editor ; foreword by Frank DeAngelis.
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Santa Barbara, California : ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2018]
xxxiii, 332 pages ; 27 cm
Mass murder -- United States.
Firearms and crime -- United States.
Violent crimes -- United States.
Gun control -- United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Firearms and crime.
Gun control.
Mass murder.
Violent crimes.
United States.
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Schildkraut, Jaclyn, editor.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Understanding Mass Shootings in America: The role of firearms in mass shootings -- Mass shooters and mental illness -- Violent media and video game effects -- School shootings -- School security responses after mass shootings -- Gender and mass shootings -- Mass shootings as hate crimes -- Mass shootings as acts of terrorism -- Issues and challenges for law enforcement responding to mass shootings -- Insight from averted mass shootings -- Responses to mass shootings. Encyclopedia of mass shooting events, 1966-2016: 1960s -- 1970s -- 1980s --1990s -- 2000s -- 2010s -- Mass shootings Q & A: The experts weigh in: Guns affect society positively and the data proves it -- Gun ownership should be protected: gun stockpiling should not -- Our gun laws are fine, the system that implements them is broken -- Guns are not the problem -- Access to guns leads to increased school violence -- Preventing mass shootings: using theory to drive evidence-based practice -- A problem entailing many policy ideas, but few likely to have complete success -- Government options to stop school shootings -- Let the locals decide how to stop school shootings -- Pivotal Documents in Mass Shooting Research: Gun Control Act of 1968 -- The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act -- The Public Safety and Recreational Firearms Use Protection Act -- President Clinton's Remarks on School Violence Following Columbine (1999) -- Federal Bureau of Investigation's Report on Threat Assessment of School Shooters (2000) -- The Report of Governor Bill Owens' Columbine Review Commission (2001) -- President Bush's Weekly Radio Address Following Virginia Tech (2007) -- Virginia Tech Review Panel Report (2007) -- The NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007 -- New York City Police Departments Report "Active Shooter: Recommendations and Analysis for Risk Mitigation" (2012) -- President Obama's Remarks on Gun Violence Following Sandy Hook (2013) -- U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on Gun Violence (2013) -- Federal Bureau of Investigation's Study of Active Shooter Incidents (2014) -- Final Report of the Sandy Hook Advisory Commission (2015) -- Recommended readings -- About the editor and contributors -- Index.
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