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All-American massacre : the tragic role of American culture and society in mass shootings / edited by Eric Madfis and Adam Lankford.

Other author/creatorMadfis, Eric, editor.
Other author/creatorLankford, Adam, 1979- editor.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Temple University Press, 2023.
Copyright Notice ©2023
Descriptionvii, 350 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Mass Shootings and American Culture and Society / Eric Madfis and Adam Lankford -- Mass Shootings and American Masculinities: Mass Shootings and American Masculinity / Tristan Bridges, Tara Leigh Tober, and Melanie Brazzell -- The Patriarchal Patterns of Male Mass Killers in America: A Typology / Alison J. Marganski -- Mass Shootings Involving Intimate Partners in the United States: Prevalence and Patterns / Jillian J. Turanovic and Kristen J. Neville -- Involuntary Celibates, Masculinities, and Violence in American Culture / Sarah E. Daly -- Structural Strain, Intersectionality, and Mass Murder: A Case Study of the Isla Vista Shooting / Daniel Gascón -- Mass Shootings and White Supremacy in America. White Supremacy, Frontier Myths, the "Great Replacement" Theory, and the Making of American Mass Killers / Betsy Friauf and Michael Phillips -- The Accelerationists: White Supremacist Movement Culture and the Strategy of Mass Shootings in the United States / Stanislav Vysotsky -- Violent Revenge, Derealization, and Deadly Violence: White Supremacist Websites and Mass Shootings / Simon Gottschalk, Daniel Okamura, Jaimee Nix, and Celene Fuller -- Mass Violence, White Empathy: How Media Narratives Shape Public Sentiment on Mass Shootings / Scott Duxbury -- Mass Shootings and American Mass and Social Media. "I'll See You on National T.V.!": America's Fame-seeking Mass Shooters and Their Global Influence / Jason R. Silva -- Is No Notoriety Enough?: Attaining Micro-Fame beyond the Mass Media / Stephanie Howells, Ryan Broll, and Patrick F. Parnaby -- "And What Are All These People Watching?": The American Celebrity Industry, Genre, and Film Adaptations of School Shootings / Lindsay Steenberg -- Mass Shootings and American Politics. The American Politics of Mass Shootings: Sun-tzu, Clausewitz, and the Unicorn / Tom Diaz -- Heated Partisan Rhetoric: An Important Factor in Mass Shootings That Involve Political Figures in the United States / Mark R. Joslyn -- Support for Gun Rights: Group Identities, Perceptions of Safety, and Attitudes about Responses to Mass Shootings in the United States / Donald P. Haider-Markel, Abigail Vegter, and Patrick J. Gauding -- Mass Shootings and American Education. A Case of American Exceptionalism: The Influence of Super Controllers in Mass School Shootings / Brooke Miller Gialopsos, Cheryl Lero Jonson, Melissa M. Moon, and William A. Stadler -- Perceptions of Blame for Gun Violence in U.S. schools: Media Coverage of the Stoneman Douglas High School Shooting / Aaron Kupchik, Benjamin W. Fisher, F. Chris Curran, and Salvatore D'Angelo -- Preventing School Shootings and Healing America's Bootstrap Trauma with Compassionate and Cooperative Schools / Jessie Klein -- Mass Shootings, Firearms, and Mental Health in America. The Precarious Relationship between Firearm Access and Mass Shootings in the United States: Logically Obvious but Analytically Evasive / Paul Reeping -- Do Gun Control Laws Prevent Mass Shootings in the United States?: A Review of the Evidence / Emma E. Fridel -- Gun Purchasing Patterns in the United States: Trends Surrounding Mass Shootings / Lacey N. Wallace -- Mass shootings and Mental Health in the United States: Key Dynamics and Controversies / Jillian Peterson and James Densley.
Abstract "In this edited collection, topic experts report on the social and cultural roots of various motivations and correlates of American mass shootings. The examinations of each contributing social problem center the question of why mass shootings are such an American phenomenon"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: All-American massacre Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2023 9781439923146
LCCN 2022041983
ISBN9781439923122 hardcover
ISBN1439923124 hardcover
ISBN9781439923139 paperback
ISBN1439923132 paperback
ISBNelectronic book

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