Gun violence in American society : crime, justice and public policy / edited by Lisa A. Eargle and Ashraf Esmail.

Gun Violence In American Society: Crime, Justice, and Public Policy provides an in-depth, multidisciplinary investigation into one of society's major social, public health and political concerns--death, injury, and destruction from the use of firearms. Contributors employ a variety of theoretic...

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Other Authors: Eargle, Lisa A. (Editor), Esmail, Ashraf (Editor)
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Language:English
Published: Lanham, Maryland : University Press of America Incorporated, [2016]
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505 0 0 |t Piercing the silence :  |t an overview of gun violence : patterns, profits, protections and policies /  |r Lisa A. Eargle and Ashraf Esmail --  |t Shattered self-images :  |t narcissism, egotistical suicide and school shooters /  |r Selina Doran and Mary Ann O'Grady --  |t From egotistical and anomic suicide to egotistical and anomic homicide :  |t explaining the Aurora, Colorado mass shooting using Durkheim, Merton and Agnew /  |r Dinur Blum and Christian G. Jaworski --  |t School shooters :  |t the progression from social rejection to mass murder /  |r Martha Smithey --  |t Institutional correlates of intimate partner gun homicides /  |r Sheryl L. Van Horne --  |t (Il)legal guns and homicide :  |t a case study of New Orleans /  |r Jessica M. Doucet, Julia D'Antonio-Del Rio, and Chantel D. Chauvin --  |t Do firearms and other weapons increase the odds of injury during an assault? :  |t an offender-based analysis /  |r Nicole M. Schmidt, Christopher A. Kierkus, and Alan J. Lizotte --  |t No help in sight :  |t the impact of trauma center closures on gun violence survival /  |r Noam Ostrander and Anna Johnson --  |t Gun violence in the U.S. :  |t a muted type of terrorism /  |r Reem A. Abu-Lughod --  |t Applying a disaster process framework to studying gun violence :  |t the gun-assisted violence as disaster (GAVAD) model /  |r Lisa A. Eargle --  |t Framing mass gun violence :  |t a content analysis of print media coverage of the Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedies /  |r James Hawdon, Laura Agnich, Robert Wood and John Ryan --  |t Satirizing mass murder :  |t what many think, yet few will say /  |r Jaclyn Schildkraut, H. Jaymi Elsass, and Glenn W. Muschert --  |t Voices from gun violence prevention interest groups :  |t prescriptive solutions to reducing the problem /  |r Selina Doran. 
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