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)
Format: eBook
Published: Lanham, Maryland : University Press of America Incorporated, [2016]
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Table of Contents:
  • Piercing the silence : an overview of gun violence : patterns, profits, protections and policies / Lisa A. Eargle and Ashraf Esmail
  • Shattered self-images : narcissism, egotistical suicide and school shooters / Selina Doran and Mary Ann O'Grady
  • From egotistical and anomic suicide to egotistical and anomic homicide : explaining the Aurora, Colorado mass shooting using Durkheim, Merton and Agnew / Dinur Blum and Christian G. Jaworski
  • School shooters : the progression from social rejection to mass murder / Martha Smithey
  • Institutional correlates of intimate partner gun homicides / Sheryl L. Van Horne
  • (Il)legal guns and homicide : a case study of New Orleans / Jessica M. Doucet, Julia D'Antonio-Del Rio, and Chantel D. Chauvin
  • Do firearms and other weapons increase the odds of injury during an assault? : an offender-based analysis / Nicole M. Schmidt, Christopher A. Kierkus, and Alan J. Lizotte
  • No help in sight : the impact of trauma center closures on gun violence survival / Noam Ostrander and Anna Johnson
  • Gun violence in the U.S. : a muted type of terrorism / Reem A. Abu-Lughod
  • Applying a disaster process framework to studying gun violence : the gun-assisted violence as disaster (GAVAD) model / Lisa A. Eargle
  • Framing mass gun violence : a content analysis of print media coverage of the Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook Elementary School tragedies / James Hawdon, Laura Agnich, Robert Wood and John Ryan
  • Satirizing mass murder : what many think, yet few will say / Jaclyn Schildkraut, H. Jaymi Elsass, and Glenn W. Muschert
  • Voices from gun violence prevention interest groups : prescriptive solutions to reducing the problem / Selina Doran.