Document Type

Conference Proceeding

Publication Date

11-15-2017

Abstract

•Examination of the views of self of 36 incarcerated school violence perpetrators who committed acts of violence in U.S. K-12 schools between 1979 and 2011 •These views were collected from a projective technique style survey instrument and personal interviews •This includes views of self before, during, and after their violent act(s) •Analytical units/categories discovered: •Relationship between teachers and students •Personal views on such violence (placing of blame/lack of personal guilt) •Causes of violence (revenge, mistreatment, hopelessness, environment) •Findings presented through 4 newly developed typologies of school violence perpetrators: •Traditional •Gang Related •Associated •Non-Associated

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