Exploring school rampage shootings: Research, theory, and policy

@article{Rocque2012ExploringSR,
  title={Exploring school rampage shootings: Research, theory, and policy},
  author={Michael Rocque},
  journal={The Social Science Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={49},
  pages={304 - 313}
}
  • M. Rocque
  • Published 1 September 2012
  • Sociology
  • The Social Science Journal
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