Terrorism in the 21st Century: Causes and Effects: Investigating Mass Shootings in the United States, 1st Edition

  • Bridget Heing
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508174636
  • ISBN-13: 9781508174639
  • DDC: 363.25
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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In the past ten years mass shootings have become a more frequent tragedy, posing important questions about public safety, mental health, and how the United States can respond to the threat of widespread gun violence. This book explores the history of shootings in the United States, examples of mass shootings and the public debate they sparked, and what experts say can be done to curb gun violence. The book will help young students understand the much discussed tragedies, how the United States is addressing the causes of gun violence, and how mass shootings fit into the larger debate on terrorism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The History of Mass Shootings.
2: Major Mass Shootings in the United States.
3: The Psychology of Mass Shootings.
4: Issues Around Mass Shootings.
5: How Can We Fight Mass Shootings?.
6: The Future of Mass Shootings.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.