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School shooters : understanding high school, college, and adult perpetrators

Author: Peter F Langman
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015] ©2015
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School shootings scare everyone, even those not immediately affected. They make national and international news. They make parents afraid to send their children off to school. But they also lead to generalizations about those who perpetrate them. Most assumptions about the perpetrators are wrong, and many of the warning signs are missed until it's too late. Here, Peter Langman takes a look at 48 national and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Langman, Peter F.
School shooters.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
(OCoLC)903919327
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter F Langman
ISBN: 9781442233560 1442233567
OCLC Number: 884396997
Description: xviii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Laying the foundation --
Psychopathic secondary school shooters --
Psychotic secondary school shooters --
Traumatized secondary school shooters --
College shooters: Targeted attacks --
College shooters: Random and ambiguous attacks --
Aberrant adult shooters --
Patterns among school shooters --
Preventing school shootings: Threat assessment and warning signs --
Key findings.
Responsibility: Peter Langman.
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School shootings scare everyone, even those not immediately affected. But they also lead to generalizations about perpetrators. Here, Peter Langman takes a look at 48 cases of school shootings in  Read more...

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This psychologist [Langman], widely recognized for his expertise, is refreshingly honest. . . .Out of this densely documented book [the author] . . . concludes 'There is no one way to prevent school Read more...

 
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