School shootings in the USA: Popular culture as risk, teen marginality, and violence against peers

@article{Venanzi2012SchoolSI,
  title={School shootings in the USA: Popular culture as risk, teen marginality, and violence against peers},
  author={Augusto de Venanzi},
  journal={Crime, Media, Culture},
  year={2012},
  volume={8},
  pages={261-278}
}
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