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School shootings in seven countries: Testingand developing the theory of five necessary conditions


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Title: School shootings in seven countries: Testingand developing the theory of five necessary conditions
Authors: Lindgren, Sven-Åke
Editors: Thodelius, Charlotta
Issue Date: 2017
Publication type: book chapter
Publisher: Égalité
Keywords: case-based comparison
necessary conditions
online narratives
school shootings
Abstract: To test and further develop Newman and collaborators’ 2004 theory of the five necessary conditions for school shootings to occur, this chapter investigates 14 school shootings in seven countries. Using case-based comparison with pattern matching, the study draws primarily upon texts, pictures, films and other material created by the perpetrators themselves. The theory is found to be generally valid even in contexts where socio-cultural conditions and shooters’ modus operandi differ notably ... more
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/52078
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