Assessing and Averting the Prevalence of Mass Violence

Assessing and Averting the Prevalence of Mass Violence

Sarah E. Daly (St. Vincent College, USA)
Release Date: September, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 271|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5670-1
ISBN13: 9781522556701|ISBN10: 1522556702|EISBN13: 9781522556718|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781522587644


Mass shootings continue to occur today and affect the public's sense of safety and security. Examining the nature of shooters and law enforcement responses when shootings occur offers further understanding in effective crisis response management and development.

Assessing and Averting the Prevalence of Mass Violence provides advanced insights into the social implications and the cultural and political natures of violent events. The content within this publication explores gun violence, crisis management, and public policy. It is a vital reference source for law enforcement professionals, criminal justice students, sociology researchers, policymakers, and government researchers seeking coverage on topics centered on mass violence prevention, assessment, and intervention.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Active Shooters
  • Crisis Management
  • Gun Violence
  • Mass Murder
  • Mass Shootings
  • Media Salience
  • Mental Illness
  • Public Policy
  • Public Shootings
  • Sociology

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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