A configurational analysis of 44 US mass shootings: 1975–2015

  title={A configurational analysis of 44 US mass shootings: 1975–2015},
  author={Alexei Anisin},
  journal={International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice},
  pages={55 - 73}
  • A. Anisin
  • Published 2 January 2018
  • Law
  • International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice
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