Document Type

Book

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

The purpose of this work is to examine the perpetrators of acts of school violence in K–12 schools in the United States. It is hoped that this examination will offer new and unique insight into the extremely complex issues surrounding juvenile violence in general and school violence in particular. There have been myriad works categorizing, theorizing, and profiling the causes of these types of events and the offenders who commit them. The problem is that very few have actually sought answers where they lie, from those who actually know why an event happened—the individuals who committed the act.

With this work, I have sought to do just that, speak directly to those who can offer us the best information on why some individuals decide to commit an act of violence at a K–12 American school.

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Copyright © 2017 by The Veritas Group, LLC. ISBN: 978-0-9979620-3-1

All rights reserved. No part of this work may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the publisher, except by a reviewer who may quote passages in a review.

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