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Mass Shootings : Media, Myths, and Realities (Hardcover) (Jaclyn Schildkraut & H. Jaymi Elsass)

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This book examines myths related to mass shootings and the role of the media. Each chapter begins with a common myth, and they address how myths become realities; the definition of a mass shooting; the history of public mass shootings from the 1800s to the present; how often they occur, where they take place, and who is involved; causal factors like guns, mental health, and violent media; mass shootings around the world; prevention; how shooters have used the media; and the legacy of mass shootings for modern society. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 239
Genre: Social Science
Sub-Genre: Violence in Society
Series Title: Crime, Media, and Popular Culture
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Greenwood Pub Group
Author: Jaclyn Schildkraut & H. Jaymi Elsass
Language: English
Street Date: February 22, 2016
TCIN: 50263857
UPC: 9781440836527
Item Number (DPCI): 248-04-7982
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