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Public mass shootings occur at a rate in the U.S. that is higher than any other developed country. These event initiate wide spread media attention. The media attention these events

Public mass shootings occur at a rate in the U.S. that is higher than any other developed country. These event initiate wide spread media attention. The media attention these events achieve have shown to impact the public behavior (e.g., increased firearm sales). However, the impact public mass shootings have on firearm storage and carry habits of the public is not well understood. Using data collected from the Transportation Security Administration, this study examines how mass shootings have led to moral panics occurring within the U.S.

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    • 2018
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    • Partial requirement for: M.S., Arizona State University, 2018
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    • Includes bibliographical references (pages 35-37)
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    • Field of study: Criminology and Criminal Justice

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    by Richard Donald Cordova

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