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Cameron, Shawn, 204

Carneal, Ann, 135, 143, 144

Carneal, John, 135–136, 143, 144

Carneal, Kelly, 133, 135, 137, 143, 144, 148

Carneal, Micheal, 135–138.

See also Heath High School (Paducah, Kentucky) shooting

Carroll, Patrick, 206, 221, 222

Case study findings

contagion mechanisms, 259–260

cultural factors, 253–255

responses to incidents, 260–264

school characteristics, 255–256

shooter characteristics, 256–259

significance of, 15, 311–312, 351, 353– 354, 360–362

similarities and differences among, 249– 252, 266–283

socioeconomic factors, 252

See also specific case

Case study methodology, 14–15, 17–18, 23, 199

appropriate use, 8, 24, 351, 352–354, 360–362

case selection, 2, 3, 13, 18–20, 351

cross-case analysis, 247–248

data sources, 22–23, 26–27, 71–72, 101, 132–133, 199–202

defining characteristics, 353

generalizability, 353–354

goals, 10–11, 17

naturalistic approach, 354–355

negative case analysis, 360–361

systems approach to behavioral research, 352, 355–360

template design, 20–22

Castillo, Sheila, 185

Causes of school violence, 4, 309, 310,328– 329

adult–child relationships, 152–153, 235– 236, 253–254

bullying and taunting, 67, 116, 146–147

challenges in identifying, 285

classification, 328

community characteristics and, 19, 252, 328

copycat incidents, 39, 41, 97, 259–260, 325, 326

cross-case analysis, 248

cultural factors, 253–255

dynamic/situational factors, 311–312, 314

exposure to media violence, 117–118, 130, 151–152, 253–255, 315–316, 325

family problems, 114–116, 143–145

gun culture, 116–117, 145–146, 254

Heath High School shooting, 143–153

Heritage High School shooting, 41, 67– 68

interpersonal conflict, 202, 205, 225

mental health of shooter, 39–41, 114, 150–151

multifactorial, 247–248, 331

research needs, 8, 338

school characteristics, 255–256

shooter characteristics, 256–259, 309

socioeconomic factors, 252

structural, 311, 312

student beliefs, 65

Thomas Jefferson High School shootings, 202, 205, 237

Tilden High School shooting, 163

Westside Middle School shooting, 113– 120, 129–130

See also Goals of shooter

Chicago, Illinois

history of school violence, 164

See also Tilden High School (Chicago, Illinois) shooting

Christian Institute of Human Relations, 96

Civil law suits, 63, 97, 128, 155–157, 262–263

against gun manufacturers, 117, 128

Clark, Charles, 150

Coleman, James S., 160, 238

Columbine High School (Littleton, Colorado) shooting, 1, 25, 234, 260, 341

influence on Heritage High School shooter, 39, 41, 49–52, 56–57, 67

Committee to Study Youth Violence in Schools, 1–2, 10–11

Community characteristics, 2–3, 5–6, 18, 21

aftermath of Heath High School shooting, 154–160

aftermath of Heritage High School shooting, 64–67

aftermath of Tilden High School shooting, 184

aftermath of Westside Middle School shooting, 127–129

attitudes toward civil suits filed by victims’ families, 156–157



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