MASS SHOOTINGS: MEDIA, MYTHS, AND REALITIES NOW AVAILABLE
Jaclyn and her research partner, H. Jaymi Elsass, have released their seminal book, Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities, under the Praeger imprint. The book provides a critical examination of mass shootings as told by the media, offering research-based, factual answers to often asked questions and investigates common myths about these tragic events.
WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING
"This book is required reading for anyone interested in understanding mass killing events. With a clear voice and insightful analysis, the authors break significant ground in the study of mass shootings, ultimately bringing the history, development, discussion, and prevention of such events into sharp focus." (Glenn W. Muschert, Miami University)
"By writing this book, Professors Schildkraut and Elsass have provided a great service to educators, researchers, journalists, other concerned professionals, and interested laypersons who are trying to understand mass shootings. They provide historical and international contexts to debunk popular notions and have created a clearer picture of the nature and etiology of rampage shootings. Schildkraut and Elsass provide a wide-ranging perspective and a deep knowledge of the literature on mass killings. This book should be required reading." (Ralph W. Larkin, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, the City University of New York)
"In Mass Shootings: Media, Myths, and Realities, Schildkraut and Elsass have crafted a highly readable and intelligent examination of both the controversies and the evidence-based conclusions regarding the character and history of mass shootings. Anyone who seeks to understand the myths and realities associated with public mass shootings will benefit a great deal from reading this book." (Jack Levin, Co-Director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict at Northeastern University)