Weatherby, Georgie Ann
Dr. Georgie Ann Weatherby received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Washington. She holds the
rank of Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Gonzaga University.2018 1-4955-0655-X
This book seeks to analyze six mass murder shootings. Each rampage is described in detail and then further dissected by considering the background and contexts of the perpetrator(s). Sociological and Criminological theories are then applied to each in turn, in an effort to not only further understand possible motivations, but to identity and ward off similar attacks in the future.2018 1-4955-0656-8
This textbook looks in the several examples of deviant behavior and the theories to explain their cause. The author provides examples and exercises to enhance the learning experience of students of Sociology, Criminology and Criminal justice.