Schools under fire? : school shootings and the construction of a cultural discourse of emergency

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Braselmann, Silke;
  • Publisher: Zentren. Gie├čener Graduiertenzentrum Kulturwissenschaften
  • Subject: school shootings | moral panics | media spectacle | excessive violence | trust | Social sciences
    • ddc: ddc:300

Contrary to popular belief, rampage violence at suburban and rural schools occurred before the infamous Columbine High School shooting in April 1999. While school shootings — before Columbine gained international media attention — were treated as a local rathe... View more
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