Mass murder in the United States: a history

The patterns and prevalance of mass murder -- The first mass murder wave, 1900-1939 -- The trough between the waves, 1940-1965 -- The second mass murder wave, 1966-1999 -- The news media's presentation of mass murder -- The social construction of mass murder

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Main Author: Duwe, Grant
Format: Print Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, NC [u.a.] McFarland 2007
Availability in Tübingen:Present in Tübingen.
UB: KB 9 E 970
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Summary:The patterns and prevalance of mass murder -- The first mass murder wave, 1900-1939 -- The trough between the waves, 1940-1965 -- The second mass murder wave, 1966-1999 -- The news media's presentation of mass murder -- The social construction of mass murder
"This book describes the characteristics of mass murderers and the circumstances surrounding their crimes and examines the role of the news media in the social construction of mass murder. It attempts to provide a history of mass murder in the U.S., a history firmly situated within the broader social, political, and economic context of the twentieth century."--Provided by publisher
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
Physical Description:213 S.
ISBN:9780786431502