School shootings are a global phenomenon, as they occur in almost every country around the world. However, the United States ranks number one in terms of the total number of school shooters and total number of victims in a single incident. Despite the media attention such incidents receive, they are uncommon and as such are deviant both statistically and ideologically as an extreme form of anti-social (and homicidal) behavior.
|Title of host publication||Crime and Deviance|
|Editors||Wayne Petherick, Claire Ferguson|
|Place of Publication||Sitka |
|Publisher||Forensic Press, LLC |
|Number of pages||53|
|ISBN (Print)||9780615319186 |
|Publication status||Published - 2009|