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Author Peterson, Jillian, author.

Title The Violence Project : how to stop a mass shooting epidemic / Jillian Peterson, PhD & James Densley, PhD.

Publication Info. New York : Abrams Press, 2021.
2021

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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  364.15234 P442v 2021    New Books Axe 1st Floor  Axe Inventory 2022
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Description 232 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-221) and index.
Summary Using research data, including first-person accounts from the perpetrators themselves, a special investigator and psychologist and a sociologist, who built The Violence Project, a comprehensive database of mass shooters, share their solutions for putting an end to these tragedies that have defined the modern era.
Contents Monsters -- America -- Trauma -- Crisis -- Relationships -- Proof -- Hate -- Opportunity -- Hope.
Summary Frustrated by reactionary policy conversations that never seemed to convert into meaningful action, Peterson and Densley built The Violence Project, the first comprehensive database of mass shooters. Their goal was to establish the root causes of mass shootings and figure out how to stop them by examining hundreds of data points in the life histories of more than 170 mass shooters-- from their childhood and adolescence to their mental health and motives. They have gained a comprehensive firsthand understanding of the real stories behind them, rather than the sensationalized media narratives that too often prevail. Here Peterson and Densley share their data-driven solutions for exactly what we must do, at the individual level, in our communities, and as a country, to put an end to these tragedies that have defined our modern era.
Subject Mass shootings -- United States -- Prevention.
Mass murderers -- United States -- Psychology.
Mass murderers -- United States -- Psychology -- Case studies.
Violence Project.
Mass murderers -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01011422
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Case studies.
Added Author Densley, James A. (James Andrew), 1982- author.
ISBN 9781419752957 (hardcover)
1419752952 (hardcover)
9781647002275 ebook

 
    
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