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The Resource Rampage nation : securing America from mass shootings, by Louis Klarevas

Rampage nation : securing America from mass shootings, by Louis Klarevas

Label
Rampage nation : securing America from mass shootings
Title
Rampage nation
Title remainder
securing America from mass shootings
Statement of responsibility
by Louis Klarevas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the past decade, no individual act of violence has killed more people in the United States than the mass shooting. This well-researched, forcefully argued book answers some of the most pressing questions facing our society: Why do people go on killing sprees? Are gun-free zones magnets for deadly rampages? What can we do to curb the carnage of this disturbing form of firearm violence? Contrary to conventional wisdom, the author shows that gun possession often prods aggrieved, mentally unstable individuals to go on shooting sprees; these attacks largely occur in places where guns are not prohibited by law; and sensible gun-control measures like the federal Assault Weapons Ban{u2014}which helped drastically reduce rampage violence when it was in effect{u2014}are instrumental to keeping Americans safe from mass shootings in the future. To stem gun massacres, the author proposes several original policy prescriptions, ranging from the enactment of sensible firearm safety reforms to an overhaul of how the justice system investigates potential active-shooter threats and prosecutes violent crimes. Calling attention to the growing problem of mass shootings, Rampage Nation demonstrates that this unique form of gun violence is more than just a criminal justice offense or public health scourge. It is a threat to American security. --Amazon.com
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
364.4/0450973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7436
LC item number
.K53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Rampage nation : securing America from mass shootings, by Louis Klarevas
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sandy Hook -- The beginning of wisdom -- A growing threat -- Unstable, angry, armed men -- No place is safe -- Guns kill, some more than others -- Breaking the trinity -- The bad man's awe -- The new normal -- Appendix: A theoretical profiles of Seung Hui Cho: from the perspective of a forensic behavioral scientist / by Roger L. Depue, PhD
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633880665
Lccn
2016011430
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn913844916
Label
Rampage nation : securing America from mass shootings, by Louis Klarevas
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-361) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Sandy Hook -- The beginning of wisdom -- A growing threat -- Unstable, angry, armed men -- No place is safe -- Guns kill, some more than others -- Breaking the trinity -- The bad man's awe -- The new normal -- Appendix: A theoretical profiles of Seung Hui Cho: from the perspective of a forensic behavioral scientist / by Roger L. Depue, PhD
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
397 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781633880665
Lccn
2016011430
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn913844916

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