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Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator

George Michael

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033501
eISBN:
9780813038698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033501.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Religion

During the weekend of July 4, 1999, Benjamin “August” Smith went on a three-day rampage in Illinois and Indiana, attacking Asians, Orthodox Jews, and African Americans. He left two dead and nine ... More


Wieland, Familicide, and the Suffering Father

Elizabeth Barnes

in Love's Whipping Boy: Violence and Sentimentality in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834565
eISBN:
9781469603346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877968_barnes.5
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter focuses on Mark Barton, a day trader who, after killing his wife, his eight-year-old daughter, and his twelve-year-old son with a hammer in July 1999, proceeded to shoot nine people at ... More


Narrowed Perspectives, Broader Implications

Tim Clydesdale

in The First Year Out: Understanding American Teens after High School

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226110653
eISBN:
9780226110677
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226110677.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the narrowed perspectives on larger political, economic, and social matters as a general and possibly generational phenomenon among teens. It then shifts to the broader ... More


“It’s the same song …”: The Tragedies of Kevin Johnson and Charles “Cookie” Thornton

Andrea S. Boyles

in "Race, Place, and Suburban Policing": Too Close for Comfort

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520282384
eISBN:
9780520958081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520282384.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter 5 delves into the lives of Kevin Johnson and Charles “Cookie” Thornton, two black men from Meacham Park. In 2005, Johnson shot and killed a Kirkwood police sergeant, and in 2008, Thornton ... More


Handguns: on target for authority?

Steffen Hurka

in On the Road to Permissiveness?: Change and Convergence of Moral Regulation in Europe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198743989
eISBN:
9780191803987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198743989.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter compares the changing styles of regulating handguns in nineteen European countries between 1960 and 2010. The past decades have been characterized by a remarkably homogeneous ... More


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