Rampage : the social roots of school shootings (Book, 2005) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Rampage : the social roots of school shootings

Rampage : the social roots of school shootings

Author: Katherine S Newman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"A fourteen-year-old guns down a prayer circle at school. Two boys, aged eleven and thirteen, massacre their classmates on the playground." "Drawing on more than a hundred interviews with victims' and perpetrators' families, classmates, teachers, ministers, and police, Newman and her coauthors take us inside two of the most notorious school shootings of the late 1990s: Westside, Arkansas, and Heath, Kentucky. Using  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: Case studies
Études de cas
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine S Newman
ISBN: 0465051030 9780465051038 0465051049 9780465051045
OCLC Number: 1024089791
Description: xvi, 399 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Explosions --
The shooters --
Explaining rampage school shootings --
Under the radar --
The underbelly of social capital --
The stranglehold of adolescent culture --
Why kids don't tell --
Blame and forgiveness --
Picking up the pieces --
Testing the theory --
Prevention, intervention, and coping with school shootings --
Epilogue: what became of the shooters.
Other Titles: Social roots of school shootings
Responsibility: Katherine S. Newman [and others].
More information:


The first study to examine violence in small towns and suburbs uses interviews with more than two hundred people to challenge the "loner theory" and illuminate the role of parents, communities, and  Read more...


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.